- Yahaya Bello has reacted to the rescue of the students who were abducted from a secondary school in Kankara, Katsina state
- The Kogi state governor speaks about why insecurity persists in the country
- Bello expressed joy that the students were rescued
The Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort to secure the country is being frustrated by politicians.
Speaking at an event on Friday, December 18, Bello said security agencies should expose those sabotaging the efforts to make the country safe.
According to his spokesperson, Mohammed Onogwu, the governor called for strong action against the saboteurs.
”The actions of these politicians are pitching Nigerians against the president and the All Progressives Congress (APC) and portraying them as bad entities
“Anyone belonging to any political party, causing mayhem must be exposed and dealt with divisively."
Vanguard reported that Bello also commended President Buhari for rescuing schoolboys abducted from a secondary school in Kankara, Katsina state.
Meanwhile, the federal government has described as senseless the claim in certain quarters that the abduction of some students from a boarding school in Kankara, Katsina state, and their release was stage-managed.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, dismissed the claim on Saturday when he featured on a special edition of the Nigeria Television Authority programme, “Good Morning Nigeria’
He said it does not make sense for any administration to stage-manage abduction of students or any of its citizens.
In another report, President Buhari has claimed that the abduction of some students from a government-owned school in Kankara, Katsina state was a deliberate attempt to embarrass his administration.
The Nigerian leader made the claim on Friday, December 18, when he addressed the rescued students at the Katsina government house, PM News reported.
Buhari who spoke in Hausa said it was not a coincidence that the abduction occurred on the very day he visited his hometown, Daura.
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