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42 freed Kagara school kidnap victims now in Minna

  • Victims include 27 students, three staff and 12 family members

The 42 kidnapped students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger, have arrived in Minna, the State capital.

A total of 27 students, three staff  and 12 members of their family were abducted by bandits in the attack on the school nine days ago.

In a video, the students wee seen filing out from the bush. The footage was said to have been shot around Attahiru Secondary School, Madaka, Niger State.

Jibrin Usman, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Education in Niger, said the Commissioner has been contacted to receive the boys ahead of their meeting with the governor.

One of the parents of the students told our correspondent that they were released near Madaka in Raffi Local government area of Niger.

The father said he would withdraw his child from the school immediately, describing that as the only sensible thing to do as a concerned father.

First published in Daily Trust, https://dailytrust.com/freed-kagara-victims-now-in-minna

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