The Presidency has stated Nigerians can be knowledgeable if ransom was paid to safe the discharge of kidnapped college students.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina disclosed this whereas noting that the President cannot pay ransom to impact launch of scholars.
Showing on Channels Tv, Adesina stated if ransom could be paid, there are companies to carryout such not the President.
He stated: “If ransom was paid, we’ll inform the nation that ransom was paid, and if it isn’t paid, it could additionally say so.
“If there was cost, it could be disclosed. That’s what I’m saying, and if there was cost, it won’t be my responsibility, as a result of I communicate for the president.
“The president won’t be the one to pay the ransom. The companies that may pay the ransom have spokesmen, who can verify or deny if ransoms have been paid.”
Kidnapping and banditry within the Northern a part of the nation have been on the rise currently.
States like Zamfara, Niger, Katsina have witnessed actions of banditry, with the kidnapping of college college students.
On Tuesday morning, the kidnapped college students of Authorities Ladies’ Secondary College in Jangebe, Zamfara State have been launched.
Bandits: Nigerians’ll learn if ransom was paid to launch kidnapped college students – Presidency