May 21, 2018

Kidnapped students to resume school on Monday

Kidnapped students to resume school on Monday

As the families of four freed pupils, teacher and vice-principal of Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla in the Epe area of Lagos State celebrate their release, the victims have been asked to resume academic work on Monday.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the pupils – Okonkwo Emmanuel, Isaac Adebisi, Abu and Jeremiah Ruth – would be reunited with their colleagues in school on Monday, along with the English Language/Civic Education teacher, Lukman Oyerinde, and the Vice-Principal, A.O. Oyesola.

Our correspondent learnt that there had been presence of policemen in the school since the day of the abduction to assure the apprehensive parents that the environment was safe.

The six victims were kidnapped on Thursday, October 6, around 8am, when five gunmen and a woman invaded the school.

PUNCH Metro had reported on Thursday that the victims regained their freedom around 10.30pm on Tuesday, October 11. Read more 

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