The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA) has warned that the education of Nigerian children must not be impeded or threatened in any part of the country.
The party noted that doing so will amount to yielding to the devilish and ultimate goal of the Boko Haram group, urging the federal government to rise to the occasion and protect all schools from this criminals that do not mean well for our nation.
In a statement on Sunday by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Tosin Adeyanju, APDA also appealed to the Nigerian military to intensify effort to rescue the abducted students of Science College in Dapchi, Yobe State.
It expressed sadness over the abduction stating that “this latest development is a setback from the gains recorded in the fight against boko haram in the north east region of the country.”
The statement further said, “However, we have confidence in the leadership of the present military to bring back our girls and unite them with there parents.
“This abduction is a further reminder that we should not allow the education of our children to be threatened anywhere in Nigeria which is the ultimate goal of the boko haram. The federal government must rise to the occasion and protect all schools from this criminals that does not mean well for our nation.
“In moving forward, the federal government must provide adequate security in all schools across the nation in other to avoid this national embarrassment in the future and develop a new strategy in tackling this latest schemes of this elements.
“Security is everybody’s business, therefore, we appeal to Nigerians to assist our men and women in the service of protecting us with usefull information that can lead to the rescue of this innocent students.”