Nigerian Army troops have rescued ten persons abducted from staff quarters of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in Kaduna state, after spending 11 days in captivity.
They were abducted on March 6 when bandits invaded FAAN staff quarters in Ifira community, near the Kaduna airport.
Kaduna commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan who confirmed their release on Wednesday March 17, said precise details of the rescue location cannot be provided at this time due to operational expediency.
Aruwan gave names of the rescued victims as follows: Ilori Sunday, Celestina Sunday, Beauty Oshaibie Sunday, Miracle Sunday, Marvelous Sunday, Destiny Sunday, Samuel Sunday, Deborah Sunday, Badiyatu Abdullahi Gambo and Bilkisu Gambo.
This briefing has been called to provide an update on emerging developments following the kidnapping of 10 citizens from the Kaduna Airport staff quarters, Ifira, Igabi local government area.
The Kaduna state government can confirm that troops of the Nigerian army have today, Wednesday 17th March 2021, rescued the 10 victims who were kidnapped from the Kaduna Airport staff quarters, Ifira, Igabi local government area.
However, 39 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, who were recently abducted by bandits, are still in captivity.