Molly Kilete, Abuja
The army headquarters in Abuja, Sunday said its soldiers have rescued three students and one teacher abducted from Federal Government College(FGC), Birnin Yawuri. Kebbi state.
The students according to the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, who made this known, said the soldiers from Operation HADARIN DAJI supported by Nigerian Air Force component, killed one bandit and recovered nine motorcycles and four handsets from the fleeing bandits.
Nwachukwu in a statement issued Sunday night said “Troops of the Nigerian Army operating under the auspices of Operation HADARIN DAJI supported by Nigerian Air Force component have rescued more abductees of the FGC Birnin Yawuri. One teacher and three students were rescued yesterday at Makuku, in the ongoing search and rescue operations. The troops also killed one bandit and recovered nine motorcycles and four handsets from the fleeing bandits.
“Additional troops have also been deployed to dominate the forest and deny the bandits freedom of action.
“Recall that two teachers and five students were earlier on Friday 18 June 2021 rescued by the gallant troops in a coordinated fire fight with the kidnappers”.