Insecurity: Kidnapped Bethel Baptist High School students freed

Insecurity: Kidnapped Bethel Baptist High School students freed

  • The recently kidnapped students of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna, have been released
  • According to some reports, the good news was confirmed by Joseph Hayab, Kaduna state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN)
  • Joseph Hayab was reported by news outlets to have said that 28 of the students were released by the criminals

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In what will come as a thing of joy to many Nigerians, some kidnapped students in Kaduna state have been released by their abductors.

This comes has bandits released 28 of the abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna, Punch Newspaper reports.

The students have been in captivity for the past 20 days.

Kidnappers have released Bethel Baptist High School students.
Kidnapped Bethel Baptist High School students have reportedly been freed. Photo: Nasir El-Rufai
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The news of the students' release was disclosed by Joseph Hayab, Kaduna state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN), Daily Trust added.

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A total of 121 students were abducted from their hostels by bandits on July 5.

In a related development, Legit.ng reports that six out of the 28 people who were abducted by bandits from Batsari town of Katsina state have regained their freedom.

The victims had been kidnapped in May along with 22 others when the gunmen invaded the town.

Buhari expresses worry over lingering banditry in northwest

In another report, Legit.ng had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari expressed concern in his Daura country home, Katsina state, on Thursday, July 22, about the lingering banditry in the northwest.

He described the situation as most disturbing and a source of concern to him because the bandits and their victims belong to the same tribe and religion.

Legit.ng gathered that the president, who spoke while hosting 12 governors and some federal lawmakers, said the lingering development in the northwest is the most amazing to him.

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Things would be difficult, Nigerians lucky to have Buhari as president

In another report, the Emir of Daura has revealed that the presidency of President Muhammadu Buhari is a blessing to Nigeria at this point in time.

According to Umar Faruk Umar, things would have been very difficult for the people of the country if not for Buhari at the helm of affairs.

Garba Shehu said the emir made this known on Friday, July 23, when the president visited him at his palace in Daura, Kastina state.

Source: Legit

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