The Zamfara State Government has confirmed the release of kidnapped schoolgirls of the Government Secondary School in Jangebe, Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state.
An official of the state government confirmed this to Channels Television on Sunday.
As of the time of filing this report, details of their release and the number of those released are, however, yet to be confirmed.
The students, who were captured in the early hours of Friday, February, 26, were freed on Sunday morning.
This news platform learned that the students are now in the palace of the Emir of Anka for onward transportation to Gusau, the state capital.
It was gathered that the schoolgirls were kept in a forest between Dangulbi and Sabon Birnin Banaga in the Maru Local Government Area of the state.
However, it is unclear if a ransom was paid to secure the release of the schoolgirls from their abductors.