Three bodies have been recovered while two are still missing after drowning in the Kaduna River on Wednesday.
The students who are from a Private Secondary School were said to have gone on an excursion when the incident occurred.
The Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Emergency management agency, Ezekiel Baba-Karik, said the third body was recovered in the late hours of Wednesday night.
The victims were reported to have slipped from an old barge and plunged into the water while on an excursion to a waterworks facility at the Kaduna River in the state capital.
On Wednesday, Five secondary school students had been declared missing after a boat capsized in a river in Kaduna state, North West Nigeria.