Army releases names of rescued students from Kaduna forestry school

By our reporter| The Nigerian Army has released the names of rescued students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna who were kidnapped by bandits on 11 March 21.

A statement by the Director, Army Public Relation, Brigadier General Brigadier Mohammed Yerima, said the released 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 effort and charged them not to rest on their oars until all kidnap victims are rescued and returned to their families,” the statement read in part.

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The Kaduna State Government, on Monday, announced that five of the 39 students abducted from the school dormitory on March 11 2021 had been recovered by the Nigerian army.

The five were among the 39 students abducted by bandits from school of forestry at Afaka, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on March 11.

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