Doma kidnapped school pupils rescued


Four remaining Doma pupils kidnapped in Alwaza local Education primary school in Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa state were early hours of Friday rescued.

The School pupils who have been in captivity in the hands of their abductors were rescued through the combined efforts of the local government Authority, traditional rulers and the security agencies.

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The victims who ae between the ages of 5-7 are currently receivingmedical attention at the Dalhatu Specialist Hospital in Lafia.

Confirming the rescue of the abductees, Chairman of Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa, Arct Ahmed Sarki Usman said the school pupils were rescued through the combined efforts of the LG Council, Traditional Rulers, Fulanis and others in the area.

Recalled that on January 20, six pupils were reportedly kidnapped by gunmen from a Primary School in Nasarawa.

The police rescued two of the children the following day,  while four of them were still held captive.

The Child Rights Act was passed by Federal Government in 2003 and was domesticated in Nasarawa in 2005, and 17 years after, the state is yet to implement the laws.


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