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Tinubu lauds release of Kuriga students, promises safer schools

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President Bola Tinubu has promised to ensure the safety of schools and students all over the country. 

Tinubu pledged as he welcomed the news of the release of the Kuriga school children in Kaduna State.

Chronicle NG reports that the 287 schoolchildren kidnapped from Kuriga, Chikun Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have been released.

Reacting to the news of their release, Tinubu, in a statement on Sunday signed by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President, Media, and Publicity, emphasized “the importance of collaboration between the federal government and states for expected outcomes, especially on matters of security.”

The president also commended the security forces and the Kaduna State government for their handling of the kidnapping of the school child.

The statement reads, “President Bola Tinubu welcomes the news of the release of the Kuriga schoolchildren in Kaduna State and emphasizes the importance of collaboration between the federal government and states for expected outcomes, especially on matters of security.

“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.

“President Tinubu also welcomes the release of pupils of a Tsangaya school in Sokoto State, commending all the parties to the feat for their valiant effort.

“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.”

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