The two German, Prof. Peter Breunij, archaeologist and his research assistant, Johannes Buringer, who were kidnapped Tuesday last week in Kaduna, have been freed.
Two persons were killed during the incident.
This was contained in a statement by Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant to the Kaduna State Governor on Media and Publicity isssued on Sunday in Kaduna
Aruwan said Gov Nasir El-Rufai had expressed delight and commended the security agencies for their efforts in securing the release of the Germans.
The Germans were kidnapped on Feb 22 at an archeological excavation site in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
They have been working at the Nok Archeology Centre Kagoro in the last 10 years.