Five of the abducted students of Government Day Secondary School Kaya in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara have regained freedom
A former councilor of Kaya ward, Yahaya Kaya who spoke to newsmen confirmed that his younger brother’s daughter was among the students released by the bandits.
According to him, the five students were taken back to their hometown Kaya, around one o’clock on Thursday morning.
Meanwhile, It is not yet clear if the bandits are asking for a ransom before the remaining students are released.
At least 73 students of the school were kidnapped on Wednesday after which the State Government ordered the immediate closure of primary and secondary schools
The abduction of the Kaya students is the latest in a series of mass school kidnappings in the northern region.