UNICEF has expressed sadness over the abduction of students from Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
This was revealed in a statement by the Nigerian representative for UNICEF Peter Hawkins.
“We are angered and saddened and by yet another brutal attack on schoolchildren in Nigeria”.
The statement also stressed that, “Children should feel safe at home and at school at all times – and parents should not need to worry for the safety of their children when they send them off to school in the morning”.
He added that, “UNICEF acknowledges efforts being made by the Government of Nigeria to secure the release of kidnapped school children in Nigeria and calls on the government and all concerned to make schools safe in Nigeria”.