10 persons abducted from FAAN staff quarters, Kaduna have been rescued by troops
10 persons who were abducted from the staff quarters of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Kaduna have been rescued by the troops of the Nigerian Army.
The release of the abducted persons was made known and confirmed on Wednesday, March 17 by the Kaduna commissioner for internal security and home affairs.
Recall that they were abducted on March 6 when bandits invaded the FAAN staff quarters in the Ifira community, near the Kaduna airport.
Samuel Aruwan said: “This briefing has been called to provide an update on emerging developments following the kidnapping of 10 citizens from the Kaduna Airport staff quarters, Ifira, Igabi local government area.
“The Kaduna state government can confirm that troops of the Nigerian army have today, Wednesday 17th March 2021, rescued the 10 victims who were kidnapped from the Kaduna Airport staff quarters, Ifira, Igabi local government area.”
Aruwan gave names of the rescued victims as follows: Ilori Sunday, Celestina Sunday, Beauty Oshaibie Sunday, Miracle Sunday, Marvelous Sunday, Destiny Sunday, Samuel Sunday, Deborah Sunday, Badiyatu Abdullahi Gambo and Bilkisu Gambo.
The commissioner added that “precise details of the rescue location cannot be provided at this time due to operational expediency”.
He said Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna state governor, has met with the rescued citizens “to encourage them, and assure them of the unwavering commitment of the Kaduna state government”.
The 39 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, who were abducted by bandits are still in captivity.
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