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Sokoto Governor receives 66 kidnapped victims rescued by Army

Sokoto State Governor, Ahmed Aliyu has received sixty-six victims of kidnap rescued by the troops of the Joint Task Force North West ‘Operation Hadarin Daji’, OPHD, of the Nigerian Army.

Sokoto Governor receives 66 kidnapped victims rescued by Army

While receiving the victims, the governor applauded the troops of the Nigerian Army and other security operatives for their efforts towards ensuring peace in the State.

“Today, we witnessed another significant milestone, as our security operatives succeeded in rescuing 66 victims who were kidnapped from various villages and communities in Isah local government area of the state,” he said.

Aliyu disclosed that by the information gathered, the feat was recorded on Thursday, 22 December, 2023, when 52 victims were rescued, while 14 victims were rescued on Saturday, which made them 66.

He added that his administration recently donated eighty (80) vehicles to all security agencies to enhance their operations across the state.

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