The Special Adviser to the Katsina Governor on Security, Ibrahim Kastina, confirmed the release of the students to newsmen.
He said the students were freed at Tsafe (82.5km via road) from Kankara town in Katsina State where they were abducted.
Earlier on Wednesday, Governor Bello Masari of Katsina said the abducted students were taken to a forest in Zamfara State.
He said his government is negotiating with the kidnappers to ensure the release of the abducted students.
He, however, refuted the allegation that the students were kidnapped by Boko Haram.
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