Tinubu Committed To Freeing Abducted Students, Uba Sani Assures

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By; FUNMI ADERINTO, Kaduna 

Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani on Wednesday has assured the state that President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR is leaving no stone unturned to bring back the school children and stabilize the security situation in Kaduna State. 

Governor Uba Sani who chaired the stakeholders, expressed this at an emergency  meeting  with the Commissioner of Police, Director of DSS, Commandant of the Civil Defence Corps, Head of KADVS, chairmen, representatives, lawmakers, and district heads of Birnin Gwari, Chikun, Giwa, Igabi, Kachia, Kajuru, and Kagarko local government areas held at Council chamber in Kaduna. 

“We thank His Excellency for his exemplary show of support and empathy”. He said.

According to Uba Sani, “the purpose of the meeting is to review the security architecture in light of the recent insecurity issues in these seven local governments.”

The governor who expressed concerns, said the essence of the emergency meeting is to support the security agencies in the state on how to bring an end the  menace.

“Our gathering here is to emphasized some important role to play and  ensure quick  return of our abducted school children while they unite with their parents as well as others who were kidnapped by their abductors,” he said.

Governor Uba  held the emergency meeting with key stakeholders from Birnin-Gwari, Chikun, Giwa, Igabi, Kachia and Kagarko LGAs in attendance, to review the security situation in the areas, assess our intelligence gathering and sharing efforts, and take decisive steps to degrade terrorists destroying lives and livelihoods.

“The meeting which had heads of security agencies in attendance, was convened in response to the recent escalation of attacks by terror groups.

“Since the Kuriga school children abduction, I have been working round the clock, and pulling out all the stops, across all layers of government and security architecture, to ensure their safe return and most crucially to see that this terrible menace is contained.

“I am in constant touch with parents of the abducted children and leaders of the Kuriga community. They are in high spirits, confident that our efforts will be successful.

“One of the key issues the emergency meeting addressed is the issue of informants at the local level.

“We must identify them and deal with them decisively. Traditional Rulers, Religious Leaders, Local Government Chairmen and other key stakeholders have a key role to play in assisting security agencies with intelligence.

“All hands must be on deck to root out the evil elements in our communities. As the Governor, I will lead this battle from the front.

“Our extraordinary situation now demands extraordinary sacrifice, cooperation and commitment.

“Our dear President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR is leaving no stone unturned to bring back the school children and stabilize the security situation in Kaduna State. We thank His Excellency for his exemplary show of support and empathy”. He said.

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