The Nigerian Army has revealed that troops of the Operation Hadarin Daji were responsible for the rescue of students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, who had been kidnapped by terrorists.
They said the soldiers employed a “high degree of professionalism” during the rescue.
The army disclosed this in a social media statement on Friday evening.
They said, “Keeping to its promise to ensure the safe return of all abducted students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina troops of Operation Hadarin Daji rescued all 344 abducted students on Thursday 17 December 2020.
“The students were rescued on the heels of credible intelligence by our gallant troops, with high degree of professionalism to ensure they were all rescued alive.
“The Military High Command commends troops of Operations Hadarin Daji including all security agencies for their dexterity.”
What you should know
- Nairametrics reported on Thursday that the kidnapped students of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State were released.
- The schoolboys were abducted by men who arrived on motorbikes and attacked the school last Friday, December 11.