32 Kaduna Baptist school students regain their freedom, 31 still in captivity

Bandits have released 32 of the remaining 63 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School in Damishi, Kaduna state.

The Chairman of the Kaduna state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Joseph Hayab, who confirmed the students’ release to newsmen, said they were released on Friday, August 27, and have since been reunited with their parents.

On July 5, 2021, bandits had invaded the school located some few kilometers from Kaduna metropolis and abducted 121 students. 28 of the students were released on July 25 after their parents allegedly paid N100 million as ransom. Last week, the bandits released 15 of the students who were in their captivity.