Masari, who gave the confirmation on Thursday in Katsina, said the
students released were 344.
The governor added that the government had already sent vehicles to
convey the children to Katsina, the state capital.
He said that arrangements had been made for their medical treatment,
adding that government did not pay ransom for the release.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the freed students had
already arrived Zamfara. (NAN)