Abducted Niger bus passengers freed

One week after they were abducted, the of the Transport Mass Transit have been freed.

Niger Abubakar Sani Bello announced their released on Twitter page on Sunday.

The governor, who briefed reporters in Minna, the state capital, said 39 were abducted by on their way from Kontagora to Minna on Sunday last week.

The Nation learnt that abducted people were released Sunday afternoon at an undisclosed location in Zamfara State.

They were said to be on their way back to Minna and that Governor Bello was waiting to receive them at the .

The release is coming after Islamic Scholar Sheikh Ahmad Gumi met with the and promised their release Sunday or Monday.

There are also indications that the 42 people abducted at the Government Science College may have regained their .

Unconfirmed sources said those abducted at were also on their way from an undisclosed location.


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