Breaking: Bandits free one Greenfield University student, 16 remaining

The total number of Greenfield university students in bandits den has now reduced to 16.

The new figures of the Kaduna varsity abduction victims became so after reports emerging on Tuesday (today), confirmed that one of the abducted students has been released by the bandits.

Confirming the release of her son to Channels Television some moments ago, the mother of the student, Lauritta Attahiru said her son was released on Saturday.

She however refused to give details of whether a ransom was paid or not for the release of her son.

No statement also is yet to be made by fhe state police command and Kaduna state government as at the time the report is given.

Some of the parents told the TV station that the student was released on Saturday after his mother, who is the wife of a Retired Army officer from Plateau State negotiated and paid ransom to the bandits privately before they released her son on Saturday.

The parents had earlier informed that the bandits have been negotiating with them individually, asking each of them to pay as high as N20 million, before they eventually demanded a bulk of N100 million and ten motorcycles on Monday, May 3.

The parents however in agony, urged the government and concerned Nigerians to come to their aid so that their children will be rescued alive from the hands of their abductors.

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