The 27 students who were abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, has finally regained their freedom. They were released earlier today May 5.
On March 11 2021, bandits invaded the school located in Afaka along the Kaduna International Airport Road and abducted 39 students. The bandits demanded N500 million as a ransom for their release. However, ten of the 39 abducted students were earlier released by their abductors in two batches of five each.
According to DailyTrust. the students’ release was facilitated by the Sheikh Ahmed Gumi dialogue committee with support from former President Olusegun Obasanjo.