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Kidnapped lecturers, students of Zaria poly regain freedom

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The abducted persons regained freedom after 31 days in captivity following negotiations with bandits by their families.

Bandits and Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State.
Students and lecturers of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna, kidnapped 31 days ago, have regained freedom, an official said on Friday.

The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Shehu, made the disclosure in Zaria.

Mr Shehu said that the two lecturers and six students regained freedom on Thursday night and had been reunited with their families after spending 31-day in captivity.

Bandits attacked the polytechnic on June 10 and took away some lecturers and students.

The incident led to the death of one student while some others sustained injuries.

Mr Shehu declined to comment on payment of ransom for the release of the lecturers and students, but said their families dialogue with their kidnappers before their release.

He advised students to be security conscious and avoid moving at night.

He assured students and the general public of improved security in the institution.

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