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Nigerian Army Releases Names Of Rescued Kaduna Students


Nigerian Army Releases Names Of Rescued Kaduna StudentsNigerian Army has released names of five rescued students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in Kaduna state, who were kidnapped by bandits on March 11.

Director, Army Public Relation, Brigadier General Brigadier Mohammed Yerima said the rescued students have been identified as Abubakar Yakubu, Francis Paul, Obadiya Habakkuk, Amina Yusuf and Maryam Danladi.

The rescued students are reportedly receiving medical attention in a military facility in Kaduna state.

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Yerima said;

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 effort and charged them not to rest on their oars until all kidnap victims are rescued and returned to their families.

It would be recalled that on March 11, the institution was attacked, however, military operatives promptly arrived at the scene, leading to the rescue of 180 people comprising 132 male students, 40 female students, and eight civilian staff members of the school.

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Thereafter, the authorities in Kaduna said 39 students, comprising 23 female and 16 male students were still missing.

Shortly after, a disturbing video surfaced on Saturday, in which the abducted college students called for help.

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In the clip shared on Facebook, the students were seen being beaten by their captors, as they pleaded with the government to rescue them.

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