Kaduna Kidnap: Baptist school confirms return of 28 students, says 125 yet to be seen

Posted by News Express | 7 July 2021 | 230 times

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By GARBA MUHAMMAD, Kaduna

Management of Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Kaduna State, on Tuesday night confirmed that 125 students were still missing following the invasion by armed bandits on Monday morning.

“To the glory of God, Twenty eight (28) students have been re-United with their families , while about 125 students are yet to be accounted for,” according to a statement by Rev. I.A. Jangado CP, Kaduna Baptist Conference.

“We received a distress call in the early hours of Monday 5th July 2021, that bandits have attacked Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi Kaduna.

“We immediately contacted security operatives and mobilized other stakeholders for rescue mission.

“Search and rescue operations is ongoing and we strongly believe that these students will safely return to their parents soon.

“The situation we have found ourselves is indeed pathetic, particularly for the parents of the kidnapped students and the school community. We feel their pain and our prayer is that God Almighty will arise and intervene in this unfortunate incident.

“We commend the efforts of the security operatives in the state and urge them not to leave any stone unturned to rescue all the students still in the hands of the bandits.

“Our trust is in God and I urge all our parents to remain calm and keep faith with God for there is nothing he cannot do.

“I call on all members of the Baptist family to unite in prayer for the rescue of our children,” the statement added.


Source: News Express

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