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Bandit Terrorists Release Abducted Zamfara Agric Students, Teachers

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Bandit terrorists have reportedly released students and teachers of the of Zamfara State College of Agriculture and Animal Science, Bakura.

Naija News understands that the students where released on Thursday and would be brought before Governor Bello Matawalle today, Friday.

Recall that the terrorists had attacked Zamfara College of Agriculture in Bakura Local Government Area on the 16th of August, 2021, and abducted three staff, 15 students and a driver.

The gunmen also killed a police officer guarding the school and three gatemen.

In related news, bandit terrorists have released over 70 pupils of Islamiyya school in Tegina town who were kidnapped in Niger State.

Naija News had reported how the students were abducted from the Islamic school on May 30 in broad daylight by bandit terrorists.

A security source told PRNigeria that the students were taken to Minna from Birnin Gwari on Thursday.

The principal of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School in Tegina, Niger State, Abubakar Alhassan, had recently announced the death of six out of 136 abducted students.

According to Alhassan, the bandits called to inform him that the six students had died of illness, adding that some of the students are suffering from malnourishment.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.