Rescued Ekiti kidnapping victims to reunite with families this week

Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji (middle) and others, during a visit to the rescued abducted schoolchildren and teachers at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado-Ekiti

This week, the abducted students and teachers from Apostolic Faith Nursery and Primary School in Emure, Ekiti, who are undergoing medical treatment at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) in Ado-Ekiti, are expected to be released from the hospital, according to the government of Ekiti State.

Speaking with reporters yesterday while visiting the hospital to evaluate the students’ state of recovery, the state’s commissioner for health and human services, Dr. Oyebanji Filani, stated that the students’ condition was stable and expressed his satisfaction with the progress they had made.

Meanwhile, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital, Prof. Olabanji Kayode, who spoke on their level of recovery, said that the rescued pupils were given proper medical services available in the hospital, saying that all of them have made progress.

Kayode said that due to the trauma they went through in the hands of the kidnappers, the medical team is still working on the psychological state of mind, saying that the minor injuries they sustained were almost healed up.