Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has stated that the abduction of over 300 boys of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina is heartbreaking, and urged that people using the boys as pawns must be held accountable.
The former Finance Minister and current WTO DG candidate tweeted this in a social media statement on Tuesday evening.
- “The abduction of more than 300 school boys in Katsina is heartbreaking. What a recurring nightmare. My heart goes out to the families of the missing boys. The authorities must do all possible to #BringBackOurBoys! Those using our children as pawns must be held accountable!”
What you should know
- Nairametrics reported that the Presidency said the terrorists responsible for kidnapping 333 students of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State had made contact with the Federal Government.
- Nairametrics also reported earlier that the Presidency initially denied reports that 333 students were abducted in the attack last week. Garba Shehu said that the school children who escaped reported that 10 of their friends were still with their abductors, contradicting reports that the total number of students was up to 333.