President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the release of the students kidnapped from a Government Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State last week Friday.
Recall that on Thursday that the Katsina State government had confirmed the release of the schoolboys from their abductors.
Reacting to the development in a statement by his official spokesperson, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Buhari commended the efforts of all those involved in the rescue of the students.
He described the successful rescue mission as a huge relief for the entire country and the international community.
He also reiterated the commitment of his administration to secure the citizens of Nigeria and clamp down on all criminals and terrorists.
“I welcome the release of the kidnapped students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara. This is a huge relief to the entire country & international community. The entire country is grateful to Governor Masari, the Intelligence Agencies, the Military, and the Police Force,” he said.
The President also called for patience from Nigerians as his administration deals with the challenges of insecurity, corruption, and the economy.
“Our administration is fully aware of the responsibility we have to protect the lives and property of all Nigerians. I ask Nigerians to be patient and fair to us as we deal with the challenges of security, the economy, and corruption. We will not relent,” he said.