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One student of Bethel Baptist still in captivity as 120 freed so far: CAN

The association revealed that one of the students was freed on December 28, 2021 and another one on January 1.

• January 2, 2022
Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna
Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna

The Kaduna chapter chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), John Hayab, has confirmed that 120 abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School in the state have so far been freed.

In a statement issued in Kaduna on Saturday, Reverend Hayab recalled that in the early hours of July 5, 2021, bandits invaded the school located at Maraban Damishi, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna and kidnapped 121 students.

He said the number of the released students includes one student who was freed on December 28, 2021 and another one who was freed on January 1.

“With the release of these two students, a total of 120 students have regained their freedom so far and only one student is still with the bandits,” he said.

(NAN)

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