UPDATED: Jangebe girls yet to be released – Zamfara Govt


The Zamfara State government has said the students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, are yet to be released.

According to the Yusuf Idris, the media aide to Governor Bello Matawalle, efforts are currently underway to secure their release.

Idris said this in response to media reports that

the girls had regained freedom.

He added that Governor Matawalle had just concluded a meeting with traditional rulers in the state at Government House, Gusau, towards ensuring safe return of the students.

The governor’s spokesperson also urged the public to ignore the media reports that the students had been released, calling on the parents and residents of the state to pray for the safe return of the students.

The commissioner of police in the state, Abutu Yaro, also said the girls are yet to be released.

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