- Six out of the many students kidnapped from the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, have regained their freedom
- They were rescued by the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji under the command of the General Officer Commanding the 8 Division Nigerian Army
- Meanwhile, operational motorcycles, One AK47 riffle, and other items belonging to the gunmen were also recovered
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Gusau, Zamdara state - Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have rescued six out of the many students kidnapped from the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, in the wee hours of Friday, September 22, 2023.
Force information officer, operation Hadarin-Daji, Cpt. Ibrahim Yahaya confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) via telephone on Friday in Gusau, Leadership reported.
Legit.ng understands that 24 female students armed bandits attacked Sabon Gida village in Zamfara State and abducted a number of students from their rented hostels, a few metres away from the university.
Yahaya said the troops pursued the abductors who took the students, mostly females, to the forest.
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Yahaya further stated that several bandits were neutralised during the rescue effort, which, he said, was still ongoing.
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The update was given by the director of media operations, Major General Musa Danmadami, while briefing journalists on the armed forces' activities between August 25 and September 8.