The three students of the Plateau State Polytechnic who were abducted by gunmen from their hostel on Wednesday, January 12, have been rescued by Troops of Operation Safe Haven, at an abandoned poultry farm, Siggy reports.
Siggy had earlier reported that the students were sitting outside their hostel when the incident occurred.
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The information officer of Operation Safe Haven, Major Ishaku Takwa who confirmed the rescue said troops stationed at Nding Sesut noticed an unusual movement of persons during patrols and immediately conducted cordon and search in the general area.
The rescued students have since been reunited with their families while a manhunt is ongoing to apprehend the gunmen behind the kidnapping.