At least, 340 students of the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara who were abducted by bandits have regained freedom.
The boys were said to have been released on Thursday after spending six nights in captivity.
The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has comfirmed the release of the abducted students. He said that the students were currently in Tsafe, a community in Zamfara State and that they would be reunited with their families on Friday
The Secretary to the state government, Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa who earlier confirmed their release said that the Kankara schoolboys will soon arrive in Katsina.