Five students of the Federal College of Forestry kidnapped on March 31, 2021 have gained their freedom three weeks after their abduction. According to statement issued on Monday by Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security, the Nigerian Military reported that five kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna, have been recovered.
Commissioner Aruwan said the recovered students were at a military facility where they were undergoing a thorough medical examination.“The Kaduna State Government will provide updates on further operational feedback to be received on this case,” Aruwan added.
The mass abduction of the students of the College located in Afaka, Kaduna State, was carried out by bandits on Thursday, March 11, 2020 from their dormitories in a late night attack. A day after their kidnapping, Kaduna State government announced the rescue of 180 persons from the abductors.