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Government must not allow abducted Greenfield varsity students to be wasted – Shehu Sani



Former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani on Tuesday knocked the Federal and Kaduna State government for their inability to rescue the abducted Greenfield University Students.

The Civil Rights activist lent his voice at the backdrop of threats by bandits to slain all the students in their custody, if ransom is not paid within days.

He told governments not to take the threats lightly given that the abductors have been so brutal, saying that the students must not be allowed to be killed.

In a statement which he personally signed and obtained by CAPITAL POST on Tuesday, Sani faulted Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai for doing little to rescue the abductees, even when he has ruled out ransom option.

He said: “The abduction of the Students of the Greenfield University that follows the kidnapping of the students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization is a condemnable and dangerous dimension to the apparent paralysis of security in Kaduna State and the North West.

“The Federal and Kaduna state Governments must not take lightly the threats by the bandits to callously harm these helpless students on the expiration of their dateline.

“If the Payment of Ransom is not the solution why has our security forces still unable to detect the whereabouts of the students and free them for this long.Doing nothing is dangerous.

“When you have a helpless people and a helpless Government then the nation is hopeless.Our tears will be needless for a tragedy we could have avoided.

“We must not wait for Bandits to throw the corpses of our 17 children on our doorsteps.

“We cannot claim to be fasting in a Holy month and helplessly watch the slaughter of our Children.

“If the Government has a better solution to freeing the kidnapped students other than the one embarked upon by the parents of the students, let it be put to work immediately.

“Kidnappers are holding the Balls of the Government and the groins of our country, getting out of it by all means is what matters.

“The clock ticks for the lives of the students and for the honor of the Government.

“If we fail to provide for the new generation,we must not fail to protect them.

“We have become a country in perpetual state of funerals and mourning.

“In the North these days ,Our nights are darkness tragedies,our mornings are daylights of sorrows.”

Meanwhile, one of the abducted students was early Tuesday released after an alledged payment of N20 million ransom.

Mother of the abducted student who was contacted to speak on how her son was released declined giving details, but only confirmed that her son has been released.

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