Sheikh Gumi has met with suspected kidnappers of Kagara students in Tagina Forest, Niger State, says the students will be released soon.
He spoke after meetings with the bandits in forests between Tegina and Birnin gwari in Kaduna state.
A source within the delegation at the meeting, said Sheikh Gumi met with the bandits leader, Dogo Gide, among other top Commanders at Dutsen Magaji Forest.
The Source disclosed that government also sent a strong delegation to meet with the bandits and dialogue with them.
The source further said Gumi and his entourage are on their way back to Minna.
27 students of Government Science College, in Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State that were kidnapped within the school premises by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the early hours of Wednesday.