By John Ikani
No fewer than 70 abducted pupils of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, have been released.
They were released on Thursday night in Birnin Gwari LGA of Kaduna State after 86 days in captivity.
Confirming the release of the pupils to newsmen, ransom negotiator Kasimu Barangana said he and others were on their way to Minna with the freed pupils.
It’s not yet clear whether all the children were released, as officials in Niger State are yet to comment on the development as of the time of this report.