Seven out of the 317 female students abducted at the Jangebe Government Girls Secondary School in Zamfara State, have escaped from their abductors.
KanyiDaily had reported how over 300 female students where abducted when unknown gunmen stormed the school in the early hours of Friday, February 26, 2021.
A source who spoke with Channels Television from Jangebe town via a phone call on Friday evening confirmed that seven girls have escaped from the kidnappers’ den.
According to the source, the girls returned home on their own, claiming that they manoeuvred their way back from the bandits while trekking along the forest.
The source said the escaped students revealed that ‘more schoolgirls had also escaped and are expected to be back home soon.’
Meanwhile, Zamfara Government revealed that security men and members of the vigilantatè had already been deployed to pursue the abductors of the schoolgirls.