Kebbi state confirms release of 30 kidnapped students, teachers of FGC

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The Kebbi State Government, on Sunday, confirmed that bandits have released 30 students of the Federal Government College, Kebbi State.

This was contained in a statement by Yahaya Sarki, Special Adviser, media, to the Kebbi State Governor.

He said, on Saturday, January 8, 2022, 30 students of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri and one teacher arrived Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State capital, following their release.

According to him, the released victims would undergo medical screening and support, before being reunited with their families.

Suspected bandits had kidnapped over 30 students and staff members from the Federal Government College.

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The bandits released their photographs after one week and demanded for a huge sum of money.

Parents were devasted as they could not afford the money.

However, on January 8, 2022, the 30 students were released by their abductors after spending seven months.

“We thank all security agencies and those who have helped in securing their release, while congratulating Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari for the success,” the statement said.

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