The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, has disclosed that additional five of the kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna have regained their freedom on Thursday night.
“We are happy to inform you that the Kaduna State Police Command recovered five more students and immediately informed the Kaduna State Government,’’ the Commissioner said on Friday.
Aruwan recalled that five of the students kidnapped at the College in March were recovered earlier.
According to him, the students have been handed over to their parents after thorough medical check-up and psychological evaluation.
Aruwan added that Governor Nasir el-Rufai was elated at this development.
In addition, he stated that the Governor counseled the students; charging them to be strong and firm in their pursuit of excellence in life.
He also said that the state government assured the public not to relent in its commitment towards recovering the remaining students.