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Katsina Abduction: Bring Back Our Boys And Arrest Those Involved – Okonjo-Iweala Tells FG

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Former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has called on the Federal Government to do everything possible to bring back the over 300 schoolboys abducted from Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State.

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Okonjo-Iweala, who made the call on Twitter page last night, also said that those using the children as pawns must be held accountable.

She wrote: “The abduction of more than 300 schoolboys in Katsina is heartbreaking. What a recurring nightmare. My heart goes out to the families of the missing boys. The authorities must do all possible to #BringBackOurBoys! Those using our children as pawns must be held accountable!”

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KanyiDaily had reported how hundreds of GSS boarding students were abducted by bandits on Friday night, December 11, 2020, less than 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Katsina for a week long private visit.

However on Tuesday, Boko Haram terrorist group claimed responsibility for the abduction, saying the action was carried out to ‘promote Islam and discourage un-Islamic practices’.

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