Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has formally welcomed the 130 released children of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School Tegina.
The children of the school in Rafi Local Government Area of the state were abducted on May 30 by gun toting bandits.
The 130 pupils were reportedly dumped around Birnin- Gwari town in Kaduna State at about 7.30 p.m. on Thursday.
Six of the children died of malnutrition and fever.
The children were transported to Minna today.
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