Abducted Kebbi Students Freed After Over 100 Days

Abducted Kebbi Students Freed After Over 100 Days
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The over 90 students and members of staff of Federal Government College (FGC), Birnin Yauri, in Kebbi State who were abducted a few months ago by suspected bandits have been released.

Africa Today News, New York reports that they regained freedom after spending 118 days in captivity.

A father of one of the Kidnapped students, who did not want his name in print, confirmed to newsmen that the students have been released.

It was not immediately clear if ransom was paid for their release or not.

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Another parent confirmed that he had been informed of the release of the students.

Africa Today News, New York gathered that they were making their way to the state capital from the forest where they were kept at the time of filing this report.

‘Government officials will receive them at the state capital,’ a source said.

The kidnap of school children in northern Nigeria has become very rampant in the last one year, a development which has forced many State governments to shut down schools till it is safe enough to operate them.


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