Recall that the state police command had confirmed the abduction of 73 students of the school by bandits on September 1.
The pupils were abducted on September 1. But shortly after their abduction, the bandits returned five of the pupils.
This incident prompted the state governor, Bello Matawalle, to order the closure of all primary and secondary schools in the state.
The governor also imposed a 6:00 p.m. to 6:00a.m. curfew in 14 local government areas of the state.»Abducted Zamfara school students finally freed«