The Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), says the abducted students will return home in the next few hours from the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, a local government area in Katsina State.
Magashi gave assurances when he led a delegation of the Federal Government to sympathize with the parents and teachers of the victims, including the service chiefs of Katsina, as well as the state government over the abduction on Sunday, 13 December.
Today, we are also here to sympathize with you about the recent kidnapping of students from secondary school, which is more or less a ruthless exercise conducted to exploit student education.
This assignment will be very easy to accomplish with the brief we got from the sister security agencies in the state.
We will ensure that these individuals are back within the next few hours without any collateral damage to the people of Katsina State. “He said We have strategized.