From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina
The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman has paid a sympathy visit to the parents and some of the released abducted students of Government Science Secondary school Kankara.
Usman who addressed the gathering at the school assembly hall at the weekend, explained that, he was away for medical check-up when the incident occurred.
He consoled the parents and victims to accept the unfortunate incident as faith and prayed against its reoccurrence.
The Emir commended the prompt action taken by the state government for the timely release of the school boys.
He also lauded the efforts of the security agencies and members of the vigilante group for playing a crucial role in the rescue of the abducted students.
Usman however appealed to the public to always provide vital information to the security operatives to help them win the war against banditry in the state.
The Emir further charged wards, village and district heads to remain vigilant and security conscious to avert such menace in their domain.
The District head of Kankara, Alhaji Yusuf Lawal, in a remark, described the recent episode of the abduction as unfortunate, expressing delight to the Emir for showing concern on the plight of students and people of the area.