Five abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Mando in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have regained freedom.
The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, announced this on Monday.
Aruwan said the five students are currently undergoing medical check-up at an undisclosed military facility in the state.
The Commissioner in a statement titled, ‘Five of the kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization recovered…Undergoing thorough medical check-up at a military facility’.
“The Nigerian military has informed the Kaduna State Government that five of the many kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna were recovered this afternoon and are presently in a military facility where they are undergoing a thorough medical check-up.
The Kaduna State Government will provide updates on further operational feedback to be received on this case.”
On Thursday night, March 11, 2021, the bandits in their large numbers invaded the school located opposite the Nigerian Defence Academy along the Kaduna International Airport road and abducted them.
Some of the students were seen in their nightwear in a viral video released by the bandits on Saturday.
By Tuesday(today), the 39 students had spent 26 days in the bandits’ den.