13 December 2020 by Josiah Buzun
The Northern Governors Forum has expressed Displeasure over Saturday’s attack by bandits on Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State.
Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Lalong in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs Makut Macham condemns the incident, describing it as regrettable and intolerable.
While expressing solidarity with their colleague Governor Aminu Bello Masari, the Government and people of Katsina State, the statement calls on security agents to do everything possible to respond to the situation and ensure that no student gets missing or harmed.
According to the statement, the forum is solidly behind security agencies who responded appropriately and have been in pursuit of the bandits to ensure that normalcy is restored .
It also appreciates the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari for security forces to deploy every available resources needed to deal with the situation.
The statement says prayers of the Forum are with families of the students, the school authorities and the injured.
It also calls on the citizens to volunteer useful information to security agencies and relevant Government bodies that will assist in arresting the perpetrators.