Five of the 39 kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna have regained their freedom according to reports.
This was made known by the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan in a statement on Monday in the State capital.
According to Aruwan, the students were recovered by the military in the afternoon and were taken to a military facility for a thorough medical check-up.
The two-paragraph statement read: ‘Nigerian military has informed the Kaduna State Government that five of the many kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna were recovered this afternoon and are presently in a military facility where they are undergoing a thorough medical check-up.
‘The Kaduna State Government will provide updates on further operational feedback to be received on this case.’
The statement however did not provide further details on how the students were recovered.
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