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  • Updated: April 22, 2023

Kebbi: Gunmen Release Four Of Eleven Students In Captivity

Kebbi: Gunmen Release Four Of Eleven Students In Captivity


Gunmen have freed four out of the eleven remaining students of Federal Government College (FGC), Birnin-Yauri, Kebbi State.

Those released are Faiza Ahmed, Bilha Musa, Hafsat Murtala and Rahama Abdullahi.

The Chairman of the Committee for the 11 abducted FGC, Binrin Yauri, Salim Ka'oje confirmed this to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Saturday.

“As you are aware for the past three months, we have made an appeal fund for us to gather money to get our children back

“As it is now, we used the money that we have gotten from the people in addition to what we had to secure the release of these four students.

“This means we have been able to secure the release of only four out of the 11 students remaining in captivity.

“The joy is that these four students are right now in Kebbi Government House very safe and sound,” he said.

Kaoje also revealed that the parents of the remaining seven students are e still in the bush making negotiations with the bandits for their release too.

The Public Relations Officer of the Kebbi Police Command (PPRO), SP Nafi’u Abubakar, also confirmed the release to NAN but not much detail was given.

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