Buhari Orders Army To Go After Bandits, Search And Rescue Missing Katsina Students - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Saturday, December 12, 2020

Buhari Orders Army To Go After Bandits, Search And Rescue Missing Katsina Students

... The  Bandits’ Enclave Sighted At Zango/Paula Forest In Kankara

-The Daily Crucible
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the bandits’ attack at the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, and charged the army and the police to go after the attackers to ensure that no student gets missing or harmed.

 Buhari urged the school authorities to carry out an audit of the population of the students following shootings in and around the school that sent hundreds of them fleeing and scrambling over perimeter walls. 

The President in a release by Garba Shehu, his
Senior Special Assistant(Media & Publicity), also called on parents  and guardians who rushed to the school and removed their children and wards to notify the school and police authorities in order to have a full account of the school population. 

“I strongly condemn the cowardly bandits’ attack on innocent children at the Science School, Kankara. Our prayers are with the families of the students, the school authorities and the injured,” said President Buhari.

He pledged to continue to support the police and military struggle against terrorists and bandits. 

The President noted that in the latest briefing received from Governor Aminu Bello Masari, with whom he has been in touch, and the Army Chief of Staff, General Tukur Buratai, the military, supported by air power has located the bandits’ enclave at Zango/Paula forest in Kankara and there have been exchange of fire in an ongoing operation. 

Police said so far, there has not been reported any student casualty. 

He, therefore, directed the reinforcement of security of all schools in line with the safe schools policy of the administration. 

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