Guwahati News Desk: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed the release of 344 students abducted by Boko Haram last week. Speaking on the incident on Thursday, President Buhari expressed huge relief for the country and to the international community too.
The students were taken from the Government Science Secondary School in the northern town of Kankara in Katsina State.
Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina, said, “We are extremely happy to announce the rescue of the Kankara Boys from their abductors. The 344 are now with the security agencies and will be moved to Katsina this night. They will be given proper medical attention and care before being reunited with their families.”
Prez Buhari also praised Guv Masari and the efforts of the Nigerian military in securing their safe release.