The 21 children abducted by bandits in Katsina State have regained freedom.
In a confirmatory statement, Katsina State Police Spokesperson, SP Gambo says the children have been reunited with their families.
“Good evening Gentlemen of the Press. It is with great joy that I announce the release of all the 21 abducted workers that were kidnapped while working in a farmland at Kamfanin Mai Lafiya village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state. They have been reunited with their families. Investigation is ongoing please”,. Gambo notes.
The children were kidnapped on Sunday while working on a farm in Mairuwa community, Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF had on Friday appealed to security agencies to urgently rescue the children.
Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu