In northwest Nigeria, 29 school students were released in early March. Kidnapped. This is a report by Reuters according to the local parent association.
The kidnappers snatched 39 high school students from gunpoint and previously released 10 students. The school is located in Kaduna City, close to the military base.
It is not clear where they were or how they performed. The man behind the kidnapping is also unknown. According to the local parent association, the ransom has been paid.
Gangs are often active in Kaduna and surrounding areas, and they try to kidnap them for ransom. A recent report by the Nigerian security agency shows that the “Nigeria’s kidnapping economy” is generating more and more money.
In early March, the 279 female students kidnapped a few days ago were released. Kidnapping incidents also occurred in February and December.