Kidnapped Ekiti pupils, teachers discharged from hospital
The five pupils and three teachers of The Apostolic Faith Group of Schools, Emure Ekiti, who were recently released from the den of kidnappers, have been discharged from from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, where they have been receiving medical attention.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Oyebanji Filani, who spoke while they were being discharged, said, “As a government having had them including the children released and having had them properly treated by various teams from management here in the teaching hospital, we would be returning them to their community.”
The pupils and teachers were abducted Monday January 29th from the school bus. The kidnappers killed the bus driver and kept the eight abductees in captivity. They regained their freedom on Sunday February 4th and were afterwards taken to the hospital for treatment.