Kagara: We Won’t Pay Ransom For Release Of Students, Staff – FGFeatured, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Saturday, February 20th, 2021
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Saturday, disclosed that the Federal Government won’t pay ransom for the release of the kidnapped students and members of staff of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State.
Lai Mohammed disclosed this when he appeared on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’.
According to the minister, the Federal Government will use other means of rescuing the victims.
He further disclosed that the government won’t accept any form of criminality in the country.
He said: “Bandits all over the world work with the psychology of people. Deliberately, they target women and children because this is what will attract a lot of global outcries.
“Criminality in any form will not be tolerated by the government. At the same time, the government has a duty to look at the underlying causes of some of these criminalities in order to address them.
“Also, the government won’t be paying ransom to secure their release. All I can tell you is that, as at today, the government is on top of the matter. We are mapping out other roots that can be used to ensure they come back safely.”
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