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Tinubu happy with release of Kaduna school children



President Bola Tinubu has welcomed the release of the kidnapped Kuriga school children in Kaduna State in the early hours of Sunday.

The Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sanni earlier confirmed the release of the pupils and their teachers snatched by terrorists from the LEA Primary School and Government Secondary School in Kuriga on March 7th, 2024.

The victims were rescued in Zamfara State according to additional information made public by the Defence Headquarters and are expected to be handed over to Governor Sanni this morning.

President Tinubu said the development underscores the importance of collaboration between the federal and state governments, according to a statement by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale.

“The President commends the National Security Adviser, the Security Agencies, and the Kaduna State Government for the dispatch and diligence with which they handled this situation, noting that incipient urgency, meticulous attention, and tireless dedication are critical to optimal outcomes in cases of mass abductions”, the statement said.

The president also expressed delight with the release of pupils of Tsangaya school in Sokoto State from terrorists’ captivity.

“The President assures Nigerians that his administration is deploying detailed strategies to ensure that our schools remain safe sanctuaries of learning, not lairs for wanton abductions”, the stament said.

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