Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari has revealed that abductors of hundreds of students from a secondary school in Katsina State have made contacts with the government and discussions are currently ongoing.
Masari made this known while briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Daura, Katsina State.
Recall that over 300 children were kidnapped from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina on Friday.
“The Governor, who was accompanied by the Deputy Governor of the state, Manir Yakubu, said the kidnappers had made contact and discussions were already on pertaining to safety and return to their homes,” the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu said in a statement after Masari’s visit to Buhari in Daura.
He explained that security agencies had located the position of the children and expressed optimism that based on efforts made so far, “the outlook is positive.”