NORTH WEST SECURITY CRISIS: Bandits release 30 more students, one teacher of FGC Birnin Yauri

Thirty more students and one teacher of Federal Government College,(FGC) Birnin Yauri have been released by the bandits who kidnapped all of 102 of them and some of their teachers on June 17 last year (2021).

Special Adviser to Kebbi State Governor on Media, Mallam Yahyah Sarki confirmed this development in a statement made available to newsmen, even as sources pointed out yesterday that the bandits were yet to release all the abductees as at the time of this report.

In a statement yesterday, Mallam Yarki said: “Today, Saturday 8th January 2022, 30 students of Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri and one teacher have arrived Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State capital following their release (by bandits). They shall undergo medical screening and support while being re-united with their families.

“It will be recalled that on Thursday 21 October, 2021, 30 students of the same school were released and brought to Birnin Kebbi to be reunited with their families .This is in addition to some who were earlier released to their parents.

“We thank all security agencies and those who have helped in securing the release, while congratulating Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari for the success”.

About 32 more students and teachers are still in the custody of the bandits.

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