Updates: Abducted Kagara Students, Teachers

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    Abducted Kagara Students not yet released 

    YBTC News—The 42 persons abducted by bandits in Government Science College Kagara, Niger State have been freed, The Nation reports.

    The abductees include 27 students, 3 staff and 12 members of their family.

    The abductees, who were at a different location from the kidnapped passengers, are also on their way to Minna,sources said.

    The abducted passengers were said to be in Minna but yet to get to the Government House to meet Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello, who will receive them officially.

    Updates:

    Abducted Kagara Students not yet released 

    YBTC News—The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Niger State, Mary Noel, has described as ‘rumour’, the purported release of abducted students and members of staff of Government Science College, Kagara.

    We had earlier quoted a statement credited to the CPS by some credible online platforms that they were released and on their to Minna from Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State.

    However, when contacted by the NewsDigest, Mrs Mary said the students were not yet released though the negotiations and discussions with bandits are on their final stage.

    “The students have not been released but we are hopeful they will be released soon, we just received the kidnapped NSTA passengers and that is to show the Government commitment to making sure all the kidnapped residents of the state are free and reunited with their loved ones,” she said

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