Newly released Afaka students delighted over regaining freedom

Written by on May 8, 2021

The Recently released students of the Federal college of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka have expressed their joy at the sight of been set free from the hands of their captors.

They made this known at the School premises during a press briefing with the School, the state Government and security agencies where they were reunited with the families.

In a chat with Invicta News one of the released students Rejoice Sani could not contain her joy alongside another parent.

The Commissioner of Police Umar Muri had earlier said the rescue was a joint one involving all critical stakeholders, while assuring that the others in the Kidnapped den, especially the Greenfield University students will be released.

While speaking with Newsmen, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan refused to comment if ransom was paid but said the return is a turning point for the students and reiterates the government task on security.

It will be recalled that 39 students of the school were kidnapped on the 12th of March, 2021 by bandits who invaded and demanded, but 10 of the students had earlier been released in batches of five after their parents paid ransom

Seun Fakorede

 


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