The Joint Task Force (JTF) of Operation Hadarin Daji have rescued seven more female students of the Federal University of Gusau (FUGUS) in Zamfara State.
It will be recalled that over 20 female students were abducted when bandits attacked an off-campus hostel in Sabon Gida village, Bungudu LGA of the State in wee hours of Friday.
According to Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency expert in the Lake Chad region, the seven students were rescued alongside three male workers of Gupran Engineering Services Ltd.
The troops had earlier rescued six female students on Friday shortly after their abduction, bringing the total number of students rescued so far to 13.
The names of the freed students are Rukayya Sani Batola, Merry Monday, Maryam Salawuddeen, Salamatu Jummai Dahiru, Fiddausi Abdulazeez, Amamatullahi Asabe Dahiru, Ketura Bulus, Felicia Sunday, Jamila Ahmad, Aisha Aminu Ujong, Mariya Abdulrahman Usman, Usaina Abdulrahman and Saadatu Aminu Abubakar, among others.
Recall President Tinubu had directed security agencies to rescue the remaining female students of the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, who were recently abducted by terrorists.