The President, Nigerian Baptist Convention, Rev Israel Akanji, has announced the release of five additional students of Bethel Baptist High School, in Kaduna state, and their matron by their abductors.
In a short statement on Friday night by Rev Akanji said, “ Glory be to God. Five of our Bethel Baptist High School students and the Matron have just been released to us this evening, Oct. 8.”
“We thank God and trust that the remaining four students will also be released; Thank you for your prayers and support.”
On July 5, 2021 bandits invaded the school in Kaduna, leaving with unspecified number of students.
Recall that on Sept. 23, the Force PRO Force Headquarters, CP Frank Uba, had announced that the police had arrested suspected kidnappers of Baptist school students.
On Jul 25, the kidnappers released 28 of the abducted students and another batch of 25 on Aug. 23.