By Amos Ogunrinde
Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Dr Oyebanji Filani says the five rescued pupils and four teachers of Apostolic Faith Group of Schools, Emure Ekiti currently undergoing medical attention at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, EKSUTH Ado Ekiti are all in stable medical condition.
Dr Filani who made this known to Journalists at the premises of the hospital shortly after he visited the victims, noted that they would soon be discharged after the outcome of the clinical psychotherapy result they went through.
He pointed out that the result would determine the next phase of their treatment.
Dr Filani was joined on the visit by the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Professor Kayode Olabanji and top officials of the medical facility.
Also speaking, the EKSUTH Chief Medical Director CMD, Prof Kayode Olabanji maintained that the pupils and their teachers had received all necessary medical attention because the specialists expected to attend to them were available.
Five pupils and four teachers of Apostolic Faith of Schools Emure-Ekiti were abducted by some gunmen along Emure-Iporo Ekiti road on Monday January 29, 2024.
However, the pupils and their teachers regained their freedom last Sunday, February 4 and they were brought to EKSUTH for medical attention at the directive of Governor Biodun Oyebanji.
The Governor had also visited the victims at EKSUTH where he directed the medical personnel to give them quality health care.
The school bus driver, Mr Taye Rasaki was however killed by their kidnappers.