Kankara: Buhari’s aide apologises to Nigerians for claiming only 10 students were abducted

The rescued Kankara school boys
Kankara: Buhari’s aide apologises to Nigerians for claiming only 10 students were abducted
By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo
Garba Sheu
Garba Sheu

 

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Sheu has apologised to Nigerians for claiming that only ten boys were kidnapped from Kankara School in Katsina.
He said he was wrongly informed on the number of students abducted.
Here is the full apology he posted on his social media handles:
“I apologize for the incorrect communication citing that only 10 students were kidnapped at the science school, Kankara
“This communication of numbers was provided by persons that should ideally know. These numbers were seen to conflict with what was available at that time.
The rescued Kankara school boys
The rescued Kankara school boys
“Please understand that this communication was in no way done to downplay the seriousness of the situation.
“Please accept my sincere apologies on this matter as we continue to move our great Nation Nigeria forward. Thank you.”

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