Nigeria: Two Abducted Kebbi School Students Escape From Bandits

2 August 2021

Birnin Kebbi — Two of the students of the Federal Government College, Yauri in Kebbi State, have escaped from bandits who abducted them.

It would be recalled that 94 students of the school were seized by the bandits 46 days ago. Twelve of them were said to have been rescued by the military while one died when the army engaged the bandits.

The two students who just escaped from the bandits were said to be wandering in the forest at Dandalla, a few kilometers from Dansadau in Zamfara State when they were rescued by locals.

The two students were said to have been kept in captivity at Kuyanbana forest, which borders Kebbi, Niger, Kaduna, Zamfara and Katsina States.

According to one of the locals who spoke to our correspondent, the two students have been handed over to the police at Dansadau in Zamfara State.

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