Katsina State Governor Bello Masari, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the abductors of students in Kankara Local Government Area of the State have contacted the State Government.
The Governor, who was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the State, Manir Yakubu, to the President on Monday, December 14, 2020, said the kidnappers had made contact and discussions were already on pertaining to safety and return to their homes.
According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Mr Garba Shehu, after Governor Masari’s visit to Daura, the Security Agencies had located the position of the children and expressed optimism that based on efforts made so far, “the outlook is positive.”
Governor Masari noted that President Buhari was committed to the rescue of the schoolchildren.
The 70-year-old former Speaker of the House of Representatives stated that it was only appropriate to visit the President and give him more details of rescue efforts.