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Niger govt denies ignoring parents of abducted Islamic school pupils

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Niger State Authorities has debunked allegations that it intentionally ignored the dad and mom and folks of Tegina, Rafi Native Authorities Space after the kidnap of 136 Salihu Tanko Islamiyya college students within the space.

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Responding to questions from newsmen in Minna, the Deputy Governor, Ahmed Kets, stated in the previous few days the federal government has been participating with safety businesses to make sure the fast launch of the youngsters.

The allegation is approaching the heels of complaints by each dad and mom and the Head instructor of the college, decrying the nonchalant angle and non-payment of ransom place of the state authorities to the sufferings of their youngsters.

They claimed that the federal government has left the victims to their fates as they’re nonetheless within the fingers of their abductors.

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However, reacting to the claims, the deputy governor defined that the choice to not go to and sympathize with dad and mom of victims was for strategic causes.

“It’s strategic for us to not have visited the households and folks of Tegina however we’re making frantic efforts.

“For us as a authorities, after the kidnap incident now we have been very disturbed. We cannot sit down with out displaying any sympathy. It isn’t attainable for us to disregard the youngsters who’re nonetheless in captivity, however the factor is that we cannot disclose our methods,” he insisted.

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