Reports from Radio Nigeria indicate that the abducted school children and their teachers in Emure Ekiti have been released.
The pupils and their teachers numbering nine who were kidnapped in their school Bus along Emure Eporo road last week were released in the early hours of Sunday.
According to the Chairman of Emure Local Government, Mr Adebayo Oluwatosin who confirmed this to Radio Nigeria, the victims were now in the palace of Elemure of Emure Ekiti.
He said the driver was however killed while the other eight persons were freed. It is not clear how the rescue efforts were carried out. The police on their part are yet to issue a statement on this development.