The presidency has said the Federal Government is working with the Kaduna State government to secure the release of the abducted students of Greenfield University.
In a statement issued via its verified twitter handle, the presidency promised to end banditry and to bring all bandits to book.
It said, “We deeply share the anguish of the parents of the abducted Greenfield University students. The Federal Government through the military & intelligence agencies is working to support the Kaduna State Govt to bring this tragic saga to an end with no further loss of innocent life.
“We will ensure that good triumphs over evil, & that all of the bandits & criminals terrorizing innocent lives & communities are brought to book. This is a time for all Nigerians to unite, regardless of religion, ethnicity or partisan affiliation—against a common, dastardly enemy.”
VANTAGE news reported that some Nigerians on various social media platforms have been calling for the successful rescue of the students following a threat by the bandits that they would kill the remaining seventeen students if the N100 million ransom and ten motorcycles are not given to them by the end of Tuesday, May 4.