Jangebe abduction will be the last - President Buhari assures

Jangebe abduction will be the last - President Buhari assures

- President Buhari wants to put a permanent end to the menace of kidnapping in Nigeria once and for all

- The Nigerian leader assured citizens that the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls in Jangebe was the last time such an incident would occur

- The president said this on Sunday through the delegation he sent to meet with the Zamfara government over the Jangebe incident

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President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to put an end to kidnapping in Nigeria such as the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls in Jangebe, Zamfara state.

Guardian reports that President Buhari made the vow on Sunday, February 28 through aviation minister Hadi Sirika who represented him during a visit of the Federal Government's delegation to Zamfara state.

The delegation was in Zamfara to commiserate with the state government over the sad incident which occurred on Friday, February 26.

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Besides Sirika, other members of FG's delegation included Police affairs minister Maigari Dingyadi, Humanitarian affairs and disaster management minister Sa’adiya Umar-Faruk and women affairs minister Pauline Tallen.

President Buhari says Jangebe abduction would be last
President Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will put a permanent end to kidnapping in Nigeria following the Jangebe abduction. Photo credit: @MBuhari
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Conveying Buhari's message, Sirika said:

"“The President is saddened by the abduction of the students from Jangebe and reassures you that the government has all the resources and wherewithal to contain these criminals."

Legit.ng reported how gunmen kidnapped students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara state.

The incident happened in the early hours of Friday, February 26.

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Meanwhile, the Zamfara state government has said that the kidnapped schoolgirls were still in the captivity of their abductors.

Yusuf Idris, the media aide to Governor Bello Matawalle, issued a clarification on Sunday amid reports that the girls had been released.

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Akinyemi Akinrujomu is a professionally trained journalist with over 16 years of experience. His knowledge spans print, broadcast, and online media. He has worked in several top media organizations in Nigeria. He has also pioneered several print media publications. He is a graduate of History and International Studies from the Lagos State University and he also holds a professional National Diploma in Journalism. He loves reading, travelling and listening to music.

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