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Bandits release 10 abducted staff of Zaria LGA after 19 days in captivity

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Bandits on Saturday released 10 out of the 13 abducted staff of the Zaria local government council in Kaduna State.

The bandits had on November 8 abducted the Director, Education and Social Development in the council, Mrs. Deborah Mugu, her deputy, Dalhatu Aliyu-Awai, and 11 other staff.

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The spokesman of the state police command, Mohammed Jalige, who confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday, said efforts are on to ensure the release of the remaining three victims.

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