- Nigerians have continued to call on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that all the kidnapped students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina state regain their freedom
- Armed bandits kidnapped hundreds of boys a few days ago while President Buhari was on a week holiday in his home town of Daura when the incident happened
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has made it known that his government made some contacts with the armed bandits.
“The abductors of our Children have made contacts with the Government and talks are ongoing to ensure their safety and return to their respective families.
“The security agencies deployed for rescue operations have also informed us that they have located their position.” These were the words of Governor Masari a few days ago on his official Twitter handle.
Recent reports have it that the Nigerian military informed that the abductors are using the kidnapped students as human shield.
Over 300 Kankara students have been in the kidnappers’ den for at least five days.