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Abducted 343 Kankara students released, to be reunited with family  -Govt

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State


Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari has announced the release of over 300 Students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, who were kidnapped last Friday by suspected bandits terrorizing the North-East region.


Governor AMasari Thursday night said the boys were at Tsafe, Zamfara State, and would be transported to Kankara on Friday morning to reunite with their family.


According to him, the release of the schoolboys was facilitated by the leadership of MACABAN/Miyetti Allah.


The Special Adviser to the Katsina Governor on Security, Ibrahim Kastina, also confirmed the release of the students according to The Punch report.


He said the students were at Tsafe (82.5km via road) from Kankara town in Katsina.


“Alhamdulillah! The boys have been rescued and are now at Tsafe, Zamfara State. But, we shall be moving them to Kankara tomorrow (Friday),” Kastina said.



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