Reports from Bamenda reveal that all 78 students of the Presbyterian Secondary School Nkwen abducted alongside their principal, teacher and school driver have been released.
They were found in the Nsem locality in Bafut, North West Region of Cameroon after a rescue operation was launched find them.
The released students are currently being taken care of by the psychological unit of the Defence and Security forces, as well as undergoing medical treatment at the Bamenda Regional Hospital.
However three other persons who are said to be the school’s pricipal, teacher and driver are still in captivity.
The total of 81 persons were abducted on Monday November 5, at the PSS Nkwen premises.
Prior to their abduction, another group of eleven students is reported to have been kidnapped on Wednesday October 31 in the same school, and later released traumatized.
The abducted children are said to be students of form five who were preparing for their end of year examinations.
The release comes after several warnings from both the authorities of the North West region and those of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, calling for whoever is responsible for abducting the innocent children to release them unconditionally and with immediate effect.