Another batch of 10 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna, have regained their freedom, bringing the total of those released to 110.
The chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna State, Reverend John Hayab, confirmed the release of the students on Sunday, adding that the students were freed on Sunday afternoon.
“Yes, 10 more students of Baptist High School were released this afternoon. We have 11 now with the bandits, we thank all Nigerians for their prayers and support. Trusting God that the rest will be released very soon,” Mr Hayab said to NAN in an interview.
Bandits invaded the high school in the troubled part of Kaduna in the early hours of July 5, and kidnapped 121 students.
When contacted, the Kaduna state Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige confirmed the release of the 10 students.