Zainab Umar went missing on Sunday, March 27 while on her way back from Islamiyya at Badikko, Kaduna, but was later found in October. She has now resumed school. Giving an update via social media, Sir-Jalal Falal wrote:
"Zainab Umar (Sultana) who was kidnapped in March and found in October has resumed school today. While praying for the divine protection, wish her the very best in her academic pursuits and all her life endeavors."