The Northern Governors Discussion board on Friday condemned the assault on Authorities Secondary Faculty, Jangebe in Zamfara State the place lots of of schoolgirls have been kidnapped.
The Northern Governors equally urged safety operatives to make use of each asset at their disposal to rescue the kids and produce to justice these behind the act.
Chairman of the Discussion board and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, by means of his Director Press and Public Affairs, Dr. Makut Simon Macham, mentioned 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 may devour “instructional pursuit and nationwide aspirations”.
Lalong lamented that the unhappy growth which is approaching the heels of the kidnapping of faculty youngsters in Kagara, Niger State nonetheless being addressed, requires severe considerations 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 means 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 specifically is extra educationally deprived and can’t afford to have these disruptions. Sufficient is sufficient”.
The Discussion board known as on the citizenry to assist each safety operatives and authorities with credible data that may result in swift decision of the unlucky state of affairs.
The Governors sympathised with the households of the kidnapped college youngsters, the folks and Authorities of Zamfara State.
The Discussion board assured the residents of its assist in tackling the issue.