BREAKING: Abducted Niger passengers freed

All the 21 passengers on board the Niger State Transport Authority (NSTA) bus abducted along Kontagora-Zungrru road in Niger State recently by armed bandits have been released unharmed by their abductors.

Niger Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani- Bello, announced their release on his Twitter handle on Sunday afternoon.

The Hon Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Alhaji Muhammad Sani Idris also confirmed the development on Sunday.

Alhaji Muhammad Sani Idris said they were released unharmed and will be reunited with their respective families any moment from now.

The Commissioner, however, stated that the abducted students, teachers and family members of the staff of Government Science College Kagara would also be released very soon.

He thereby appealed to parents and relations of the victims to remain calm saying that “Niger State government is on top of the situation.”

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