The Katsina State Government has announced that the students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, kidnapped last Friday have been rescued.
The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, on Thursday night, December 17, said the boys were at Tsafe, Zamfara State, and would be transported to Kankara on Friday. Governor Masari revealed that the leadership of MACABAN/Miyetti Allah facilitated the release of the schoolboys.
Also confirming the release, the Special Adviser to the Katsina Governor on Security, Ibrahim Kastina, said the students were at Tsafe (82.5km via road) from Kankara town in Katsina.
He said, “Alhamdulillah. The boys have been rescued and are now at Tsafe, Zamfara State. But, we shall be moving them to Kankara tomorrow (Friday).”