The Northern Governors Discussion board on Friday condemned the assault on Authorities Secondary College, Jangebe in Zamfara State the place a whole lot of schoolgirls had been kidnapped.
The Northern Governors equally urged safety operatives to make use of each asset at their disposal to rescue the youngsters and convey to justice these behind the act.
Chairman of the Discussion board and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, by way of his Director Press and Public Affairs, Dr. Makut Simon Macham, stated the aforementioned pattern is unacceptable.
He added that sturdy measures have to be taken to place an finish to it earlier than it escalates right into a monster that can eat “academic pursuit and nationwide aspirations”.
Lalong lamented that the unhappy improvement which is approaching the heels of the kidnapping of college kids in Kagara, Niger State nonetheless being addressed, requires severe issues amongst all Nigerians.
“As Northern Governors, we’re deeply saddened by this embarrassing and unlucky assault on our youngsters who’re in colleges to hunt data and construct capability to impression the nation and create a greater society.
“The assault on colleges the place harmless and innocent college students are focused shouldn’t be condoned in any approach as a result of it has the tendency to set the nation again to ignorance and extra poverty.
“The Northern a part of the nation particularly is extra educationally deprived and can’t afford to have these disruptions. Sufficient is sufficient”.
The Discussion board referred to as on the citizenry to help each safety operatives and authorities with credible data that can result in swift decision of the unlucky state of affairs.
The Governors sympathised with the households of the kidnapped college kids, the folks and Authorities of Zamfara State.
The Discussion board assured the residents of its help in tackling the issue.