Gov. Bello clarifies Kidnapped Kagara students, others not yet released


Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello on Friday said kidnapped students and teachers of Government Science College, Kagara has not yet been released by the bandits.

The Bandits stormed the school in the early hours of Wednesday, killing a student and kidnapped 27 students, three teachers and 12 family members.

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It was rumoured on Friday that the victims had been released, after popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi met with the bandits.

Gov. Bello advised the people to disregard the rumours of the release, saying the students and others were still being held captive.

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The governor, also stated that the government was in the final stage, of the negotiations with the bandits.

He promised that the victims will soon be released.

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