Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has condemned the abduction of female students of the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara, Zamfara.
Farouq in a statement on Friday in Abuja issued by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry , Alhaji Bashir Alkali and signed by the Deputy Director of Information, Mrs Rhoda Iliya, described the act as inhuman and traumatic.
The minister said the abduction happened barely few weeks after terrorists abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara in Niger.
Farouq expressed concern over the frequent abduction of innocent schoolchildren in the country.
“I stand in solidarity with the parents and guardians of the children and pray for their safety and immediate release,” she said
She assured the parents of Federal Government’s determination in securing the safe release of their children. (NAN)