The students who were kidnapped from their school on Thursday, June 17, 2021 regained freedom after spending 118 days in captivity.
According to one eyewitness, the terrorists who kidnapped the students overpowered the security guards, confiscated their Toyota Hilux van, and fled with the students inside.
Daily Trust reported that the students have been released, according to the father of one of the kidnapped students, who did not want his name mentioned.
Two months ago, two of the students were seen wandering in a forest after they escaped from their abductors.
The Kebbi State Government is yet to issue a statement confirming the news. An attempt to contact the Kebbi State Police command to confirm the developing story was unsuccessful.
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