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Bandits demand N60m ransom for 120 abducted Baptist students

Abductors of 121 students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna have demanded a cumulative ransom of N60 million to free the remaining 120 abductees.

The bandits said the ransom must be paid before the end of Monday, July 19, 2021.

The bandits freed one of the students on medical condition.

One of the parents told The Nation that the church and parents were already working round the clock to raise the ransom.

He however expressed hope if the ransom demand is met on Monday the students would be released on Tuesday as promised by the bandits.

He explained the bandits reduced the ransom to N500, 000 per student, making a total of N60 million.

According to him: “Some amounts have been gathered but the church is trying to raise additional funds from members of the church and well-wishers to complete the money. We the parents have already been contributing to the pool.”

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