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Police confirm rescue of 14 kidnapped varsity students in Kogi

The Nigeria Police, Kogi State Command, has confirmed the rescue of 14 students of Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, who were abducted by unknown gunmen on Thursday, May 9 while on campus preparing for their first semester examinations.

Information made available to DAILY POST by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP William Ovye Aya via a WhatsApp message on Sunday, confirmed that 14 students were rescued by the joint security operations carried out since the incident happened on Thursday.

He said the rescued students have been taken to hospital for medical assistance, stressing that the police and other security agencies in the state will continue to guarantee security of lives and properties.

Earlier, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kingsley Fanwo had issued a press statement on the rescue of the students from the kidnappers.

He commended the gallant efforts of all the security agents who went all out to rescue the students from their abductors, saying the unknown gunmen were confronted with superior power that made them abandon their victims.

Police confirm rescue of 14 kidnapped varsity students in Kogi

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