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26.08.2021 news BREAKING: Terrorists Release Abducted Niger Pupils after 88 Days

Published 26th Aug, 2021

By Ibrahim Adeyemi

Abducted pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamic School in Tegina, Niger State, have finally regained their freedom after spending 88 days in captivity.

In May, the gunmen kidnapped dozens of adolescent children from Salihu Tanko Islamic School and demanded N150 million ransom from their parents.

READ ALSO: EXCLUSIVE: After Pocketing N50m, Bandits Demand N20m, Six Motorcycles to Free Abducted Niger Students

Parents of the abductees said they had to sell their belongings to gather up to N50 million paid as ransom to the terrorists.

On Tuesday, six of the abducted children were reported to have died in the bandits’ den.

However, PRNigeria is reporting that the students are on their way to Minna en route to Kagara from Birnin Gwari, where they had been detained in a forest.

FIJ contacted Abubakar Alhassan, headteacher of the school, to confirm the report but his lines were busy.

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Published 26th Aug, 2021

By Ibrahim Adeyemi

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