*says security should be provided in schools
By AUSTIN OWOICHO, Abuja
The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA) has appealed to the Nigerian Military to intensify effort to rescue the unfortunate abduction of students of Science College in Dapchi, Yobe State last Monday.
It made the appeal in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Tosin Adeyanju, made available to newsmen on Sunday February 25, 2018.
“Our party is saddened by this latest development which is a set back from the gains recorded in the fight against boko haram in the north east region of the country. However, we have confidence in the leadership of the present military to bring back our girls and unite them with there parents.
“This abduction is a further reminder that we should not allow the education of our children to be threatened anywhere in Nigeria which is the ultimate goal of the boko haram. The federal government must rise to the occasion and protect all schools from this criminals that does not mean well for our nation,” it stated.
In moving forward, APDA advised the federal government to provide adequate security in all schools across the nation in other to avoid this national embarrassment in the future and develop a new strategy in tackling this latest schemes of this elements.
“Security is everybody’s business,therefor we appeal to Nigerians to assist our men and women in the service of protecting us usefull information that can lead to the rescue of this innocent students,” it concluded.