The Joint Task Force (JTF) of Operation Hadarin Daji has rescued another seven female students of the Federal University of Gusau (FUG) in Zamfara.
On Friday, bandits attacked the university and made away with over 20 students from their rented lodge in Sabon Gida, Bungudu LGA of the state.
According to Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency publication focused on 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.
This means a total of 13 students have been rescued so far.
The names of the freed students are as follows:
Rukayya Sani Batola
Salamatu Jummai Dahiru
Amamatullahi Asabe Dahiru
Aisha Aminu Ujong
Mariya Abdulrahman Usman
Saadatu Aminu Abubakar
In a statement on Sunday, President Bola Tinubu directed security agencies to rescue “the remaining female students” abducted by terrorists”.