Troops of 1 Division FCC Nigerian Army have rescued five students of College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna State.
The students were reportedly kidnapped by bandits on March 11, and rescued by troops on Monday, April 5.
A statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brig. -Gen. Mohammed Yerima, gave the identities of the rescued students as: Abubakar Yakubu, Francis Paul, Obadiya Habakkuk, Amina Yusuf and Maryam Danladi.
Yerima said the rescued students are currently receiving medical attention in a military facility in Kaduna.
“ The GOC 1 Division, Maj. -Gen. DH Ali-Keffi has commended the troops for their effort and charged them not to rest on their oars until all kidnap victims are rescued and returned to their families, ” he added.