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After over 150 days in captivity, one of the student of Bethel Baptist High school, Kaduna who were kidnapped in the early hours of July 5, 2021 have been freed by bandits.
With this development the number of boys still in den of the bandits is now four.
According to the President, Baptist Conference, who is also the proprietor of the school, Rev. Ishaya Jangado, the students numbering 121 were kidnapped by bandits at the school premises along the Kaduna-Kachia Highway Damishi in the Chikun Local Government Area of the state
Other students had been released in batches.
The Vice-Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in the Northern States and Abuja, Rev. John Hayab, at a news briefing in Kaduna on Friday, said an additional N5m was paid before the hoodlums could release the student.
The released student, who happened to be the head boy of the school, was said to have let go on health grounds.
Meanwhile, Hayab, also said the abductors of the 66 worshippers of the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, were demanding N99m as ransom to release the 61 remaining people abductees in their custody after killing five of them.
Two of the abductees were killed on the spot; two others were shot dead later while one was injured and hospitalised.