President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the release of kidnapped students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State.
This was contained in a statement released by his media aide Garba Shehu on late Thursday evening.
Acccording to Buhari, the freedom of the Kankara students is a big relief to their families.
He commended security agencies for their efforts and synergy in ensuring the release of the students
He also commended the “spirit of partnership and the collaborative efforts of the government of Katsina, Zamfara and military leading to the release.’’
In his words: “The Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, and the army worked extremely hard. As soon as I got the information, I congratulated them.
“The Armed Forces know their job. They have been well trained and properly motivated.
“On the issue of detainees held elsewhere in the country by either terrorists or bandits, my administration is aware of its responsibility to protect the life and property of the Nigerians.
“I urge Nigerians to be patient and fair with my administration as we tackle the problems of security, economy and corruption.
“We have a lot of work to do, especially now that we have re-opened the borders. It is unfortunate that the bandits & terrorists continue to get weapons even under the circumstances of the border closure.
“We are going to dare them and will deal with all that,” the President said