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Katsina Grieving Parents Plead To FG To Pay Ransom For The Return Of Their Children

Following the recent abduction of Secondary School students of GSSS in Kankara, Katsina State, the national leadership of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, said it has being receiving threatening messages and signals as to finding a solution to end the incessant abduction of teachers and students cross the country.

The union was reacting to the invasion of Government Science Senior Secondary School, GSSS, in Kankara, Katsina State by gunmen, who abducted no fewer than 300 students of the school.

A grieving parent, Mallam Aminu Dayyabu, whose son is among the missing children from Friday’s attack on Government Science Senior Secondary School, GSSS, in Kankara, Katsina State has come out in lament pleading the Federal Government to if need be pay ransom and set free their children from their abductors.

Meanwhile, Special Adviser to the Katsina State Governor in person of Alhaji Abdulaziz Maituraka reports that more students from the Kankara school, missing since Friday when armed men invaded the school have returned from the bushes.

Following the claims of the abduction by the Boko Haram leader, the Special Adviser however said they had no knowledge of the purported claim by Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau that his group abducted the students.

Speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa Service, Alhaji Maituraka specified that some of the students were even found coming back on their own.

Meanwhile, Kastsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has disclosed that 17 students have been found and reunited with their parents. He disclosed this in an interview with a German radio, Deutsche Welle (DW) which was aired in Hausa on Monday evening.

The APC has, meanwhile, asked security agencies in the country to dig deeper into last Friday’s mass abduction of hundreds of school boys.

Amongst parents whose children are yet to return or be retrieved is Mallam Aminu Dayyabu whom is in lamentations and plea on a finite and flash solution in the return of their children.

Dayyabu’s son, Aminu Faruq, a JSS 2 student is still missing. The grieving father said: “I support government paying ransom to secure release of our children, whatever amount since the government can’t rescue them. Had it be that the government can rescue them, we wouldn’t have supported paying of ransom.

Return our Boys!! So help us God

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