Ten reportedly abducted from the staff quarters of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in Kaduna state, have been rescued by army troops after spending 11 days in their captive’s den.
All rescued ten have been identified as Ilori Sunday, Celestina Sunday, Beauty Oshaibie Sunday, Miracle Sunday, Marvelous Sunday, Destiny Sunday, Samuel Sunday, Deborah Sunday, Badiyatu Abdullahi Gambo and Bilkisu Gambo.
Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna commissioner for internal security and home affairs, who confirmed their release on Wednesday March 17, stated that precise details of the rescue location cannot be provided at this time due to operational expediency.
“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.”
The 39 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, who were Kidnapped by gunmen are nevertheless still in captivity