Six More Kidnapped Varsity Students Rescued, Says Kogi Govt

THE Kogi State Government has announced the rescue of six more kidnapped students of the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Kogi.

The state’s Commissioner for Information, Kingsley Fanwo, in a statement on Tuesday, said the fresh number of rescued students brought the number of freed students rescued to 20.

“Our data shows that there are four students yet to be found,” he added.

He some of the kidnappers escaped with severe injuries during a gun duel with security agents.

“Nine students had been rescued first while five others were found the following morning. The families of the six students just rescued have confirmed that the students have arrived home,” he said.

Last Thursday, gunmen stormed the university at night and kidnapped some students studying for their upcoming exams. The state government subsequently said rescue operations by security agents commenced immediately.

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