Latest Nigeria News - Latest Naija Gists

United States to Nigeria: Hold kidnappers of Kankara schoolboys accountable

0
(0)

United States to Nigeria: Hold kidnappers of Kankara schoolboys accountable

United States to Nigeria: Hold kidnappers of Kankara schoolboys accountable

The Nigerian government has been requested by the United States government to hold those responsible for the abduction of schoolboys from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State on December 11 accountable to the full extent of the law.

[ DOWNLOAD MP3 NOW ]

This was contained in a statement released by the U.S Department of State spokesperson Cale Brown after the release of the abducted students on Thursday, December 17.

The government of United States condemned the incident and also stated that schools should be a safe place where children can learn and thrive.

The statement read in part;

“We offer our sincere sympathies to the families of the missing students and the security guard killed in the attack.

“School should be a safe place where children can learn and thrive.”

In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that following the release of the abducted Kankara students, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has disclosed that no ransom was paid.

Masari made this known in an interview with German radio, Deutsche Welle, DW monitored by our correspondent on Thursday night.

The Governor said the release of the students was facilitated by the Miyyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, who engage in talks with the bandits and government noting that no single Kobo was paid as ransom.

The post United States to Nigeria: Hold kidnappers of Kankara schoolboys accountable appeared first on Within Nigeria.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

Aminat Aigbe

Aminat Aigbe is the first lady of afronaija and a very good blogger ( Original Mrs AfroNaija )

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.