LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- A joint team of the Nigerian Army and vigilantes have rescued four victims of kidnappers abducted by bandits at Bangi Hill in the Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
This disclosure was in a statement issued in Birnin Kebbi earlier today, by Yahaya Sarki, the Special Adviser to Governor Nasir Idris on Media and Publicity.
He said the security operatives rescued the kidnap victims in a joint operation on Wednesday.
“At about 4:00pm on 1 November, 2023, gallant troops of 1 Battalion Dukku Barrack, Birnin Kebbi in conjunction with vigilantes conducted a fighting patrol to Bangi Hill in Suru LGA.
“During the operation, the team dislodged a large number of bandits and rescued four kidnap victims,” the statement read.
He further listed the rescued persons to include Malam Audu Fulani; 45, Umaru Wakili; 14, Alhaji Malam Imam; 50 and Chaggo Garba; 19.
The statement added that security agencies had recorded successes against criminals since the governor provided additional logistic support to enable them to deal with criminalities in the State.
Sarki also hailed the gallant troops for their efforts towards curbing security challenges in the State.