Army rescues two kidnapped corps members


Troops of the 17 Brigade, Nigerian Army, in collaboration with the Nigeria Police, have rescued two members of the National Youth Service Corps who were kidnapped by bandits in Yargoje community, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State.


This was disclosed in a statement, on Friday, signed by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu.

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The corps members, who were abducted while they were transiting from Edo to Katsina State, were rescued on Thursday, November 2, 2023.

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“The rescued corps members have been offered necessary medical attention and support to ensure their physical and emotional well-being and are currently in the custody of the Nigerian Police in Kankara.



“The Nigerian Army continues to solicit the cooperation and support of the public in providing timely and relevant information to enhance troops’ proactive operational engagement of criminal elements threatening the security of the nation,” the statement read.

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