Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the release of the 21 children kidnapped by bandits on Sunday..
The children were said to be working on a farm in Mairuwa community, Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State when they were abducted.
SP Gambo Isah, the spokesman for Katsina State Police Command confirmed their release in a brief statement on Saturday night.
According to him, the victims comprising 17 girls and four boys have since been reunited with their respective families as investigations continue.
“It is with great joy that I announce the release of all the 21 abducted workers that were kidnapped while working in a farmland at Kamfanin Mai Lafiya village, Faskari LGA of Katsina state. They have been reunited with their families. Investigation is ongoing please,” the statement said.