We will hand over rescued Katsina students to Gov Masari today–SSG


From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau

The Secretary to Zamfara state Government, Alhaji Bala Bello Maru said, the over 300 abducted students from Government Science Secondary Schools Kankara in Katsina state would be handed over to Governor Bello Masari today.

Alhaji Bala said he and some other state government officials in company of security agencies have taken custody of the freed children.

The SSG noted that Zamfara State Government has so far received (344) students from the bandits who were evacuated to Gusau the state capital.

The SSG said the students were in the headquarters of the military in Gusau the State Capital where they  passed the night and were subjected to comprehensive medical evaluation.

He  said, as soon as arrangement has been concluded he would lead the state government delegation to Katsina to hand over the abducted students to Governor Bello Masari.

He said Zamfara State government led by Governor Bello Matawalle supported the initiative of freeing the abducted students adding that nothing was paid as ransom by the government.

The SSG further said, Bello Muhammad Matawalle has made adequate provision for the movement of these students to Katsina State today Friday.

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