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Niger State government rescues 53 people from bandits

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Niger govt. secure the release of 53 people from bandits

Niger State government has finally secure the release of people kidnapped in Kundu village in Niger State, Nigeria by bandits. The 53 people including 20 women and 9 children were kidnapped in state-owned bus, this was confirmed by local authorities.

But we should not forget that dozen of school children were taken away from a school in Kagara in a different incident are still declared missing.

The Governor of Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello, issued the following statement:

"We went through one week of dialogue, consultations, hard work, sleepless nights because we had to ensure that we secured at least within this shortest possible time. We still have students from science secondary school in Kagara and everything is being done to ensure that they are released the soonest."

We were not told if any amount was paid for the release of the freed bus passengers, they are said to receive medical checkup s before they will be allow to reunite with their families.

The Criminal gangs popularly known locally as "bandits" in the northwest and central regions of Nigeria have carried out several attacks in recent years which include kidnapping, raping and killing.

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