By Khadijat Saidu, Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi Governor Atiku Bagudu has assured kidnapped students and staff of the Federal Government College , Birnin Yauri would be safely rescued.
“The state government would do everything humanly possible to bring back these children and the staff back safely,” he assured.
” Govenor Bagudu said when the unfortunate incident occurred, all hands are on d.
Bagudu, who was emotional, spokewhen he visited the school to commiserate with staff and students on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said: “The abduction was a brazen and tragic incident. About two weeks ago, there was the news of bandits’ movement sighted around the area.
“So we consulted with the Federal authorities here who told us that the school has about two weeks to finish its terminal examinations.
“And it was agreed that if security can be found and stationed in the school , it is better to support the children to finish their examinations before going home.”
He noted no fewer than 22 operatives of the Special Anti Terrorism Task Force were deployed to the school but were overpowered by hundreds of bandits during the attack.
The Governor hinted all hands were on deck to support security agents and vigilantes to ensure the students are rescued alive.
Principal of the College, Alhaji Yusuf described the incident as unfortunate.