- “We deeply share the anguish of the parents of the abducted Greenfield University students”
The presidency says the federal government is doing everything possible to ensure release of students abducted from Greenfield University in Kaduna.
Recall that Gunmen had invaded the school on April 18, and abducted yet to be ascertained number of students.
Five of those abducted were later found dead, while the kidnappers had vowed to kill the remaining students if a ransom of N100 million wasn’t paid by Tuesday.
However, one of the students was confirmed to have been freed on Tuesday, while several others are still in captivity.
In a statement on its Twitter handle on Tuesday, the federal government promised collaborate with the Kaduna government to ensure that all the students are rescued alive.
The presidency also called on Nigerians to eschew negative ethnic or religious affiliations, and unite against criminality.
“We deeply share the anguish of the parents of the abducted Greenfield University students. The Federal Government through the military & intelligence agencies is working to support the Kaduna State Govt to bring this tragic saga to an end with no further loss of innocent life,” the post reads.
“We will ensure that good triumphs over evil, & that all of the bandits & criminals terrorizing innocent lives & communities are brought to book.
“This is a time for all Nigerians to unite, regardless of religion, ethnicity or partisan affiliation—against a common, dastardly enemy.”