The coed of Kings School, Gana Ropp in Barkin Ladi Native Authorities Space of Plateau State who was kidnapped by gunmen after an assault on their faculty has regained his freedom.
Spokesman of Operation Protected Haven, Main Ibrahim Shittu, in an announcement on Sunday, stated that the scholar recognized as Kelvin Eze was rescued by troops on Saturday evening.
The PUNCH had reported that through the assault which occurred on the faculty near the Yakubu Gowon Airport on Thursday morning, the gunmen kidnapped two college students however one in all them was later rescued after a gun battle involving the gunmen and safety operatives.
Villagers stated that that the gunmen had tried to kidnap dozens of scholars who have been already sleeping, however a number of the college students seen unusual strikes and rapidly alerted the safety companies who responded swiftly forcing the bandits to flee.
In line with the assertion signed by the spokesman of the Operation Protected Haven: “Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN on Saturday, 1 Could 2021 at about 0835pm rescued a kidnapped pupil of Kings School, Gana Ropp in Barkin-Ladi Native Authorities Space of Plateau State, Mr Kelvin Eze, who was kidnapped by bandits on 28 April 2021.
“This was achieved via the sustained search and rescue operation by the troops, with out fee of ransom. The rescued pupil who’s hale and hearty has since been reunited with different college students within the School.
“It might be recalled that the well timed intervention of safety personnel compelled the bandits to desert the opposite abductees.
“Operation SAFE HAVEN needs to reassure the law-abiding residents of their security and its willpower to convey lasting peace throughout its Joint Operational Areas. It, due to this fact, solicits for additional assist and cooperation of most of the people.”