NUT President Expresses Relief Over Release Of Abducted School Boys


…Commend Efforts Of Buhari, Masari, Security Agencies 

The National President, Nigeria Union of Teachers, (NUT) Dr. Nasir Idris, has commended  President  Muhammadu Buhari, the Governor of Katsina State, His Excellency Aminu Bello Masari and the nations security agencies for  ensuring  timely rescue and release of over 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State.


According to a statement  made available to journalists Friday in Abuja  by the Press and Public Relations OfficerNUT National Head Office, Emmanuel Hwande  the entire nation, especially the education community, has been anxiously awaiting the safe release and return of these students who had spent seven days in captivity.

He said, ”We are delighted that they are all back unharmed to be re united with their families  and  we call on government to take up measures that would heal the students of the psychological trauma they might have suffered while in captivity”.   

Idris express hope that  government would henceforth provide adequate security and protection in and around all schools across the country as well as implement hazard allowance and life insurance for teachers. 

These he said will allay fears of safety concern of students and teachers within our school system and allow for great accomplishments for the attainment of our nation’s educational goals. 

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