Troops of I Division, FCC, Nigerian Army has released the names of the five rescued students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation (FCFM), Afaka, Kaduna State who were kidnapped by gunmen on 11 March.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-General Mohammed Yerima, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, gave the names of the students as Abubakar Yakubu, Francis Paul, Obadiya Habakkuk, Amina Yusuf, and Maryam Danladi.
He said the rescued students are currently receiving medical attention in a military facility in Kaduna.
According to him, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) I Division, Nigerian Army, Major-General Danjuma Alli-Keffi, has commended the troops for their effort.
“He charged them not to rest on their oars until all kidnapped victims are rescued and returned to their families,” he said.
Neptune Prime had reported that five students, out of the 39 that were abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna were rescued after 25 days in custody.
Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, had confirmed this in a statement on Monday.
Aruwan stated that they were recovered by the Nigerian Army troops on Monday afternoon and that they were undergoing an absolute medical check-up at the military facility.