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Kidnapped Zamfara students released by bandits.

Bandits have released the kidnapped students of the Government Day Secondary School, Kaya, Maradun Local Government Area, Zamfara state, who were kidnapped on the first day of September. The students were released, after 12 days of being in the captivity of the bandits. 

Recall that armed bandits stormed the Government Day Secondary School, in Maradun Local Government Area, on September 1, and kidnapped scores of students. The bandits who took the students to unknown location, then demanded for a ransom to release them. Reports said that five of the students were released after 24 hours. 

According to the reports from the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), the students were released on Sunday night, September 12. The Nigerian Television Authority, posted the photos of the students, on its verified Facebook page. 

It cannot be ascertained if any ransom was paid to release the students. They were received on Sunday, September 12, by the state Governor, Bello Matawalle, in Gusau.

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