Saturday, 24 February 2018

Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Abduction: “Receiving The News left Me Devastated- Buhari


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President Mohammadu Buhari has said the abduction of Dapchi School girls left him devastated 

This is even as he has assured the families of students that no effort will be spared to bring succour to them.
Recall that the sad event took place on Monday last week where attack by Boko Haram led to declaring 94 girls missing in government Girls technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, quoted Buhari, as telling the families, “when I received the devastating news of the attack on the school and the fact that the local authorities could not account for all the students, I immediately dispatched a high-level delegation on a fact-finding visit to the town”.
“I also instructed the security agencies to deploy in full and not spare any effort to ensure that all the girls returned safely, and the attackers arrested and made to face justice”.
“The entire country stands as one with the girls’ families, the government and the people of Yobe State. This is a national disaster”. “We are sorry that this could have happened and we share in your pains. We pray that our gallant armed forces will locate and safely return your missing family members”.

“Our government is sending more troops and surveillance aircraft to keep an eye on all movements in the entire territory on a 24-hour basis, in the hope that all the missing girls will be found.”

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