Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity

Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity

Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity

The 15 students abducted at the Qur’anic school in Sokoto State have regained their freedom. 

 

The students were kidnapped at Gidan Bakuso village in Gada Local Government Area on March 9, 2024. 

 

The spokesperson of the state police command, Ahmed Rufai, who confirmed the development on Friday, March 22, said the students were rescued during military operations.  

 

The victims were abducted hours before the graduation ceremony of the state’s Community Guard Corps created to fight banditry.

 

According to the proprietor of the Tsangaya school in Gidan Bakuso, Liman Abubakar, the bandits invaded the community around 1am, shot one person and abducted a woman.

 

“As they were leaving the town, they sighted our students rushing into their rooms and they kidnapped many of them,” he said. 

 

Meanwhile, the State Governor, received the students at the Government House in Sokoto on Friday. 

 

Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity
 

Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity
Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity

Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity
Kidnapped Sokoto students regain freedom after 13 days in captivity

 

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