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6 Extra Kidnapped Kogi Varsity College students Rescued

In a major improvement, the Kogi State Authorities, on Tuesday, introduced the rescue of six further college students kidnapped throughout a latest assault on the Confluence College of Science and Know-how (CUSTECH), Osara.

This newest effort brings the overall variety of college students freed up to now to twenty, leaving 4 nonetheless unaccounted for.

The rescue operation escalated right into a fierce gunfight, ensuing within the kidnappers, overwhelmed by the superior firepower of safety forces, abandoning their captives and fleeing with extreme accidents.

Initially, 9 college students had been liberated, adopted by 5 extra the following morning, earlier than the most recent profitable rescue of six extra college students.

“The households of the six college students simply rescued have confirmed that the scholars have arrived dwelling,” mentioned Kingsley Femi Fanwo, the Kogi State Commissioner for Info and Communications, offering reassurance to the general public in regards to the security of the freed college students.

Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo recommended the effectiveness of the joint forces concerned within the rescue operations.

Fanwo quoted the governor as saying, “I categorical deep appreciation to our courageous safety personnel. I urge them to proceed the relentless pursuit till each final scholar is safely again dwelling.”

In gentle of latest occasions, Commissioner Fanwo emphasised the state authorities’s dedication to high school security.

“The safety structure round our faculties has been recalibrated for effectivity and contains an early warning alarm system to stop such occurrences sooner or later,” he defined.

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