Abduction: Five Kaduna College students freed, 34 still in captivity

By Wisdom Deji-Folutile

The Kaduna State Government has announced the release of five of the 39 students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna.

According to the state government, the students are currently undergoing medical checks at a military facility in Kaduna.

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A statement by Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, reads, “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.”

Gunmen had attacked the school and abducted 39 students on March 11, 2021, sending panic across the state.

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