Governor Sani Bello of Niger State, on Sunday evening, mentioned the kidnapped lecturers and college students and lecturers of Authorities Science Faculty, Kagara, Niger State who had been earlier reported to have been launched, are nonetheless with their abductors.
The governor, who acknowledged this whereas addressing the mother and father at 11:40pm on Sunday, mentioned efforts had been being made to rescue them unharmed.
“We nonetheless have the scholars of Kagara within the fingers of the bandits and every part is being accomplished to safe their launch soonest,” the governor mentioned.
This was opposite to the sooner report on each conventional and on-line newspapers that the abductees, together with 27 college students, 3 employees and 12 members of their household had regained freedom from their abductors (bandits).
High authorities officers had instructed newsmen that the bandits launched their abductees Sunday night.
In the meantime, in one other improvement earlier on Sunday, the Governor mentioned all passengers kidnapped whereas touring within the state-owned, Niger State Transport Company, NSTA, had been launched.
Governor Sani Bello confirmed their launch in a tweet on his official Twitter web page. He wrote: “Breaking Information: The Niger State Authorities has succeeded in securing the discharge of all Kidnapped #RescueNSTAPassengers. Particulars shortly.”