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Police rescue four kidnapped corps members, one passenger in Zamfara

NEWSMAN, Abuja – The police have rescued four prospective corps members of the National Youth Service Corps who were kidnapped on Monday along the Funtua-Gusau road on their way to the NYSC Orientation Camp in Gusau, capital of Zamfara State for their call up service.

Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja said the rescue was “a result of diligent and intense intelligence gathering and sustained coordinated operations” by the police.

Mba gave the names of the corps members as Oladehin Paul, Ojo Temitope, Ojewale Elizabeth and Adenigbuyan Adegboyega. 

The four rescued prospective NYSC corps members after their release./ ChannelsTV

“They have since been handed over to the Zamfara State Director of the National Youth Service Corps,” Mba said.

Mohammed Ardo, a co-traveller from Gusau who was also kidnapped along with the corps members was rescued by the police team and has been reunited with his family.

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, while commending the Commissioner of Police in charge of Katsina state Command for coordinating the operations, Sanusi Buba assured Nigerians of the “unrelenting determination of the Force to rid the nation of all forms of crime and criminality,” the statement added.

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