The Kaduna State Government had earlier announced the rescue in a statement by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
Similarly, the Army spokesperson, Mohammed Yerima, in another statement on Wednesday in Abuja, gave the names of the rescued students as Abubakar Yakubu, Francis Paul, Obadiya Habakkuk, Amina Yusuf and Maryam Danladi.
According to him, the rescued students are currently receiving medical attention in a military facility in Kaduna.
According to him, the General Officer Commanding, GOC, I Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen Danjuma Alli-Keffi, has commended the troops for their effort.
“He charged them not to rest on their oars until all kidnap victims are rescued and returned to their families,” he said.