Tag: Kankara Abduction

Kankara: Buhari Shouldn’t be Congratulated – Ezekwesili
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Kankara: Buhari Shouldn’t be Congratulated – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education has said President Muhammadu Buhari should not be congratulated for securing the release of the abducted students from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, alleging that the President created the problem. Ezekwesili said President Buhari does not deserve commendation for ensuring the safe return of the schoolboys after six days in captivity. She said this during an interview with Channels Television monitored by African News Today. Ezekwesili who is a prominent campaigner of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign which pressured the government to rescue over 250 schoolgirls abducted from Chibok in Borno State, said the Buhari administration must tell Nigerians exactly what happened in Kankara when gunmen on motorcycles ...
Kankara Kidnap, Ploy to Embarrass my Government – Buhari
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Kankara Kidnap, Ploy to Embarrass my Government – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has labelled the recent kidnap of over 300 schoolboys from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, as ploy to embarrass his administration. He said this when he received the rescued students and representatives of their parents at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Katsina, News Agency of Nigeria reports. President Buhari who addressed them in Hausa, said it was not a coincidence that the abduction took place on the very day he visited his home town, Daura after several months. He disclosed that he intends to retire to Daura after completing his second term in office in May 2023, noting that he last visited home 18 months ago. The president promised to leave behind a stable and secure nation at the end of his administration. ...