The Niger Government says it has secured the release of the abducted passengers of the state Transport Authority (NSTA).
The Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Mrs. Mary Noel-Berje, announced this in a statement on Sunday in Minna.
No fewer than 18 passengers on the NSTA bus were on February 14 abducted by bandits in Kundu village near Zungeru in the Yakila District of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.
The passengers were said to be heading to Minna from Kotangora when the incident happened.