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Released Kankara schoolboys arrive in Katsina



Hundreds of schoolboys abducted last Friday from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, and released on Thursday night have arrived Katsina State, has learnt.

The students were escorted into the state capital by security operatives..

Some of the schoolboys, who were still clothed in their school uniforms, were led to an expansive hall in the Government House where they were received by Governor Aminu Masari.

Masari had on Thursday night confirmed the release of 344 abducted schoolboys, adding that the boys were at Tsafe, Zamfara State, and would be transported to Kankara today.

Masari also said no ransom was paid before the boys were released.

The Katsina governor also said the schoolboys would receive proper medical attention before they are reunited with their families.