Five of the 39 students abducted by bandits from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Kaduna, in March have been rescued. This was announced in a statement by the Kaduna State government. The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Homeland Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed that security operatives rescued them today. He added that they are currently at a military health facility in the city receiving treatment. “The Nigerian military has informed the Kaduna State Government that five of the many kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna were recovered this afternoon and are presently in a military facility where they are undergoing a thorough medical check-up”, he said.