The rescued students and teachers of the College of Agriculture and Animal Science, Bakura in Zamfara State who were kidnapped by bandits a week ago, have finally arrived at Government House, Gusau amidst heavy security.
The PUNCH had earlier reported that the students and teachers were released on Thursday and would be brought to Government House on Friday.
Receiving the victims, Governor Bello Matawalle said they were rescued through the help of some repentant bandits.
He commended the Police and other security agencies for the efforts put in place to secure the unconditional release of the abducted students and staff.
The Governor further said that his administration has taken drastic measures to checkmate and curtail the activities of criminal elements in the State.
He, therefore, directed all the security agencies to ensure full compliance with the new measures.