DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the spokesman of the command, also announced in a statement in Yola on Wednesday that one of the kidnappers was neutralised.
Josiah, a carpenter, who told the News Agency of Nigeria while recounting his experience in captivity, said the gunmen, in their number, invaded their homes at Byazhin area in Kubwa around 11:45pm on May 21 and kidnapped two of them.
The students were abducted from their hostels on April 20.
The News Agency of Nigeria had, on Wednesday, reported that the two men; Ayodele Somorin and Oladimeji Josiah, a carpenter, were kidnapped in their homes on May 21.
Addressing a news conference in Yola, Alhaji said that the repentant kidnapers surrendered two G3 rifles with breach number 58607 and 52007 with five rounds of live ammunitions.
The Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which scaled second reading during plenary is sponsored by Senator Ezenwa Francis Onyewuchi.
Dr. Ayoola is the founder of Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN), an indigenous AI firm based in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Pastor Ogedengbe was abducted on Monday evening after conducting Bible study at Irese area of Akure.
Four suspects: John Nelson, 21; Adeleke Ayotunde, 29; Adekunle Basit, 20 and Abey Fagbemi, 20, were arrested in connection with the crime, following a complaint lodged at the Onipanu divisional headquarters by one Adejunwon Odunowo.
James disclosed this information through his Facebook page on Sunday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 33 other suspects were also paraded for offences ranging from alleged sodomy to car snatching and pick pockecting.
Richard Ogbebor, the Command’s Public Relations Officer said this in a statement in Benin.
The PRNigeria gathered that the gallant officer, Inspector Ambi John who was leading one of the teams in repelling the attacks sustained gunshot injuries and was rushed to hospital for medical attention.
The suspects Nathaniel Jacob, 24, from Nasarawa State; Isah Danladi, 22, from Kogi State; and Abubakar Rabiu, 23, from Niger State; were arrested on Thursday, at Fidiwo area along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The Governor spoke on Sunday on a Channels Television programme: “Sunday Politics.”
The Commander of the task force, Maj.-Gen. Dominic Onyemelu, presented the suspects to newsmen on Thursday in Jos.
The National Security Adviser , Major-General Babagana Monguno, disclosed this to State House Correspondents after a security meeting, chaired by President Buhari in the State House, Abuja.
SP Mohammed Shehu, the command’s public relations officer, said the victims, including seven women and three men, who had earlier been abducted and taken to Sububu forest by their abductors, were released in tandem with the ongoing peace process initiated by Governor Mohammed Bello Matawalle.
In a statement on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command listed new tactics used by criminals to perpetrate their evil acts.
It says that intelligence at its disposal reveals that kidnappers position their operational vehicle by the road side, pretending to be out for commercial services, with about four members of the gang posing as passengers in the vehicle.