Kidnapped Kaduna Bethel Student Released After Two Years In Captivity


The Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, expressed delight at the release of Treasure Ayuba, the last kidnapped pupil of Bethel Baptist High School, who has been in captivity since 2021.

Benco news recalls that 121 Bethel Students were kidnapped from their hostel in Maraban Damishi, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, in July 2021 by bandits.


All the students were released in batches after payment of a specific ransom, but bandits held onto them.


Treasure Ayuba despite all efforts to ensure his release.

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He was finally released a few days ago.

Reacting in a statement through his Chief Press Secretary,

Muhammad Lawal Shehu, Governor Uba Sani, thanked Almighty God for His divine intervention and expressed his gratitude to all persons and institutions that have been unrelenting in efforts and prayers to ensure the safe return of Treasure Ayuba.


He also assured that the State Government will continue to give security agencies all the support required to make Kaduna State schools safe and secure.


The released student, Treasure Ayuba, has since been reunited with his loved ones.

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