The female students have since been reunited with their families after 12 days in captivity.
Two female students of the Federal University Gusau, in Zamfara State that were abducted at their off-campus hostel at Sabon Gida village of Bungudu Local Government Area have been released.
This was disclosed by Zamfara State Students Association (ZAMSSA) Federal University Gusau chapter in a press statement issued and signed by the Association’s Public Relations Officer, Comrade Umar Abubakar.
The Association did not disclose whether ransom was paid or not before the kidnapped female students of Microbiology Department of the University regained their freedom on Friday.
The two kidnapped female students have since been reunited with their families after 12 days in captivity.
“We are sincerely happy for our freedom and we are grateful to the school management and our parents who had to go through the trauma of our abduction and unimaginable pain and anguish”, the students said.
The statement urged the security agencies to ensure the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrators and sponsors of the criminal act, no matter how long it takes.