Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has revealed that security agents have rescued 103 kidnapped victims in the state.
Naija News reports that Masari stated this when speaking to some rescued victims at the Government House on Friday.
He revealed that the government took advantage of the recent release of 344 students of the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara.
“This is in continuation of the exercise that started with the recovery of the 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara,” Masari said.
“We saw an opening and we are working with some stakeholders to make sure that we exploit the opening and bring back as many kidnapped victims as we can.
“We have so far returned 103 of the kidnapped victims and the process is still ongoing. We are doing this as quietly as we can, to make sure that nobody is harmed and further kidnapping is stopped.
“So, we are doing this with the army, the police, Air Force and the Department of State Security.
“I can assure you that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers.”
Masari urged the victims to consider the incident as something from the Almighty Allah.
“You have seen how you were rescued. No ransom was paid. this should show that prayer is effective, be patient, may Allah reward you for the difficulties you have gone through,” he said.
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