Terrorists who kidnapped more than twenty passengers on NSTA bus last Sunday have released the victims.
Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello confirmed the release on his personal Facebook few minutes ago.
“Breaking News: The Niger State Government has succeeded in securing the release of all Abducted #RescueNSTAPassengers. Details shortly”
Earlier in the week, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello announced the release of eight persons out of the total kidnapped victims by the terrorists.
Student killed during the week by terrorists who now beg for amnesty in Niger State
Between Sunday and Saturday last week, there was unusual wave of kidnapping and killings in Niger State.
More than twenty passengers of Niger State Transport Authority bus were kidnapped on Sunday on their way to Minna from Kontagora.
Islamic cleric, Abubakar Gumi in meeting with terrorists at a meeting at Forest said to be the boundary between Niger and Kaduna States during the week
Less than twenty four hours, the terrorists invaded Munya, killing more than nine persons and kidnapping more than twenty three persons.
The terrorists again attacked Kagara, killing a student and kidnapping more than forty students and staff of Government Science College in the community.
Islamic cleric, Abubakar Gumi visited the kidnappers at a Forest said to be the boundary between Niger and Kaduna States and reported to Niger State government to grant amnesty to the terrorists.
Terrorists in photograph with kidnapped NSTA bus passengers during the week
Seven Military officers on their way to Minna over recent security concerns in Niger State died this morning in plane crash, the actual cause is yet to be ascertained.