The Katsina Police Command said the 21 children abducted by terrorists on a farm in Faskari Local Government Area have been released.
The children were abducted alongside other adults while they were working on a farm last week in Mairuwa community.
The spokesperson of Katsina state Police Command, Gambo Isah, confirmed the release of the children in a statement Saturday evening.
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Mr Isa said the victims, comprising 17 girls and four boys have since been reunited with their families.
He said the police is investigation the circumstances leading to the abduction of the children.
“Good evening Gentlemen of the Press. It is with great joy that I announce the release of all the 21 abducted workers that were kidnapped while working in a farmland at Kamfanin Mai Lafiya village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state. They have been reunited with their families. Investigation is ongoing please,” the statement said.
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