Zamfara govt confirms release of abducted schoolgirls


The Zamfara State government has confirmed the release of abducted schoolgirls of Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe.

The schoolgirls were abducted on Friday, sparking nationwide outage, with requests for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office.

Confirming the release is Yusuf Idris, media aide to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara who said the girls were released around 4am Tuesday morning.

Mr Idris said the schoolgirls are presently in the government house waiting to be reunited with their parents.