The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, told a press conference on Sunday that there was also a kidnap attempt at around Ifira village in Igabi Local Government area, where bandits attempted to attack a senior staff quarters around the Kaduna Airport general area.
At least 30 of the students were reported missing after suspected bandits attacked the school in the early hours of Friday.
Several girls who spoke with Daily Trust said their abductors professed love to them and promised to contact them over the phone to find out if they had accepted the marriage proposals.
The National Security Adviser, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, told State House correspondents that the president gave the order during the just concluded meeting of the National Security Council.
It was learnt that on February 22 at about 3pm, the Command succeeded in arresting one Umar Abubakar, alias MAKWA, 27, of Tigga Ligyal village, Faskari LGA of Katsina State, a notorious member of the bandits and kidnap for ransom syndicate terrorising Faskari, Dandume and Sabuwa LGAs of Katsina State and Zaria of Kaduna State.
The President reacted to the release of the schoolgirls in the early hours of Tuesday in a statement by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu.
It was learnt that the attacks were in Madaka, Karaku, Sambuga and Yakila which are all in Kagara district.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a Police team that rescued the victim arrested two members of the armed gang who disguised as Government Task Force Team to abduct and rob members of the public.
Alhaji Aliyu Jada, Permanent Secretary, Adamawa State Ministry of Youths and Sports, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Yola.
The spokesperson for the state police command, SP Yemisi Opalola, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the miners were released on Sunday.
The meeting, according to informed sources, was held on Tuesday and was in continuation of the peace moves by the revered Islamic cleric.
The NEF made the appeal in a statement by its Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, on Tuesday.
This was disclosed by the spokesperson of the Command, Mariam Yusuf, in a statement on Sunday.
According to her, the Fulani herdsmen are an organised group with huge camp and a traditional medical team.
Makinde, who addressed State House Correspondents in Abuja, said the real enemies of the state are the criminal elements.
This was contained in a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, on Saturday.
Speaking after the exercise, Henry Okokon, the Security Adviser, South, to Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday that most recorded kidnap cases in Calabar were planned and coordinated from the hotel.
Fatokun, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Anchor University, was travelling from Jos to Keffi in Nasarawa State on Monday when he was kidnapped by armed men at about 9:00 p.m. along Akwanga-Keffi highway.
The team also demolished a brothel close to the popular Flour Mill junction in Calabar for allegedly harbouring criminals and consumers of illicit drugs.
The discovery was made on Thursday