Officers rescue 17 abducted Tsangaya children, lady in Sokoto

The Army in alliance with the Office of the National Security Adviser has successfully rescued the 17 Tsangaya pupils, abducted by bandits in Gada local Government about two weeks ago.

The military presented the rescued children and a lady to Sokoto Governor, Dr Ahmed Aliyu, according to a statement by the Press Secretary Abubakar Bawa.

Speaking at a brief occasion to receive the rescued victims, Aliyu commended the Military and the office of the National Security Adviser for successfully rescuing the abducted children.

He added that all the rescued children have been subjected to medical extermination to ascertain their health condition.

” All the children have been found healthy and are ready to be reunited with their parents, ” he added.

The Governor also announced a donation of two bags of grains and N100,000 to each of the rescued abductees.

” I want to use this medium to call on people of the state to continue to support the present administration in it’s quest to fully secure the State, ” Gov. Aliyu urged.

The Governor also stressed the need for the people to always cooperate with the various security operatives especially on credible intelligence gathering so as to nip banditry and other crimes in the bud in the State.

The Garrison Commander 8 Div. Nigerian Army Sokoto, Gen. Tawasimi commended the Governor for his unflinching support to the Military especially in the task of ridding the State of banditry.



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