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21st April 2021
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Five Abducted Students From Kaduna College Rescued

Five Abducted Students From Kaduna College Rescued
Five Abducted Students From Kaduna College Rescued (NigerianArmy/via-twitter)

Five abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna State, have been rescued by troops, the Nigerian Army has disclosed.

Thirty students of the College were abducted by armed bandits in March.

The abductees were seen in a viral video begging the Federal Government to pay for their release.

A statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, identified the five abducted students that were rescued as Abubakar Yakubu, Francis Paul, Obadiya Habakkuk, Amina Yusuf and Maryam Danladi.

It read: “Troops of 1 Division FCC Nigerian Army on Monday, 5 April 2021 rescued 5 of the students of College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna who were kidnapped by bandits on 11 March 21.

“The rescued students are Abubakar Yakubu, Francis Paul, Obadiya Habakkuk, Amina Yusuf and Maryam Danladi. The rescued students are currently receiving medical attention in a military facility in Kaduna.

“The GOC 1 Division, Maj Gen DH Ali-Keffi has commended the troops for their heir effort and charged them not to rest on their oars until all kidnap victims are rescued and returned to their families”.

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