Nigerian military rescues kidnapped student in Plateau

The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in Plateau and parts of Kaduna and Bauchi States, has rescued a kidnapped victim, Mr Kelvin Eze,  a student of King’s College, Gana Ropp, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau.

Maj. Ibrahim Shittu, the Media Officer of the taskforce, in a statement on Sunday in Jos said the who was reportedly kidnapped on April 29 was rescued by the soldiers on May 1, at about 8:35 pm.

Recall that gunmen invaded the college in the early hours of Thursday, April 29, and abducted one of the students.

“Our troops on Saturday, May 1, at about 08:35 pm rescued Mr Kelvin Eze, the student of King’s College, Gana Ropp in Barkin-Ladi, who was kidnapped by bandits on April 29.

“This was achieved through the sustained search and rescue operation by the troops, and without payment of ransom, the student was rescued.

“The rescued student who is hale and hearty has since been reunited with other students in the college.

“The timely intervention of security personnel forced the bandits to abandon the other abductees as well,” he said.



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