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Buhari Reacts to Release of Abducted Zamfara Schoolgirls, Urges Nonpayment of Ransome
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Buhari Reacts to Release of Abducted Zamfara Schoolgirls, Urges Nonpayment of Ransome

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed overwhelming joy over the release of abducted schoolgirls in Zamfara State. This was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled “President Buhari celebrates the release of abducted Zamfara female students, calls for greater vigilance.” According to the statement, Buhari said, “I join the families and people of Zamfara State in welcoming and celebrating the release of these traumatized female students.” African News Today had reported the kidnap of the schoolgirls on Friday by gunmen who stormed their school disguised as soldiers. Their release was announced by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State. Announcing their release, Matawalle on his official ...