Following the recent abduction of over 300 schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina state, Senator Shehu Sani has recommended some steps to avoid reoccurrence of such incident.
Sani, a former lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central in the eighth National Assembly, made the recommendations via a tweet he posted on Saturday, December 19.
Legit.ng lists the recommendations below:
1. Abolish boarding schools in rural areas
2. Drill students and teachers on emergency security measures
3. Create a special security unit for schools,
4. Build perimeter walls around schools
5. Install CCTV & alarm systems in schools
6. Intensify prayers
Meanwhile, shortly after the rescue of the 344 Kankara schoolboys, about 84 pupils of the Hizburrahim Islamiyya school in Katsina were also abducted.
The police, however, swiftly rescued the pupils following a distress call on Saturday, December 19.
According to the police spokesman in the state, SP Gambo Isah, the pupils were kidnapped while on their way back from Maulud occasion celebrated at Unguwan Alkasim village in the state.
In another report, a presidential aide, Femi Adesina, has urged Nigerians to be thankful that cases of bombings do not occur frequently as they used to prior to the Buhari administration.
The senior special adviser on media and publicity to the president made the statement on Sunday, December 20, during an appearance on Channel TV.
He urged Nigerians to continue to exercise patience with the federal government especially with regards to issues of insecurity in the country.
In a related development, an American journalist, Daniel Furnad, has carefully analysed the security situation in Nigeria under the administration of President Buhari.
Furnad who is also a conflict resolution expert said that the Nigerian military under the present administration is tackling terrorism within the best international standard and rules of engagement.
The journalist said this while speaking via Skype at a conference for non-governmental organisations, conflict managers, journalists, and civil society organisations.
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