The 27 students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, have regained their freedom. They were released today May 5.

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On March 11, bandits invaded the school located in Afaka along the Kaduna International Airport Road and abducted 39 students. The bandits demanded N500 million as a ransom for their release. However, ten of the 39 abducted students were earlier released by their abductors in two batches of five each.

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DailyTrust reports that the students’ release was facilitated by the Sheikh Ahmed Gumi dialogue committee with support from former President Olusegun Obasanjo.


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