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Bandits have launched 15 extra college students kidnapped final month from a Baptist faculty in northwest Nigeria, officers informed Reuters on Sunday.
Faculty administrator Reverend John Hayab mentioned that folks had raised and paid an undisclosed ransom to free the scholars, who have been amongst greater than 100 taken on July 5 from the Bethel Baptist Excessive Faculty.
“The scholars are already being launched and can be handed over to their mother and father any second from now,” Hayab mentioned.
Hayab beforehand mentioned the abductors have been in search of 1 million naira (R37 182) per scholar.
Kaduna state’s commissioner for inner safety, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the discharge however didn’t instantly touch upon the ransom cost.
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Kidnappers launched 28 kids from the varsity in July following the discharge of a primary group of 28 two days after the raid. Round 80 had remained in captivity earlier than Sunday’s launch.
Armed bandits in search of ransoms have kidnapped greater than 1 000 college students from faculties in northwest Nigeria since December, and Kaduna state faculties stay closed because of the menace.
President Muhammadu Buhari in February known as on state governments to cease paying bandits, and Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai publicly refuses to pay.
However determined mother and father and communities usually elevate and pay ransoms themselves
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