Kagara: FG has abandoned us to our fate – Sani-Bello


Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has lamented that days after the abduction of school children from the state, there has not been measurable support from on the rescue efforts.

He, however, assured of the state government’s commitments to secure their release soonest.

Governor Sani-Bello stated this Thursday while receiving the Chief Whip of the , Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu was on a sympathy visit over the of the students at Government Science College Kagara.

“At the moment, we did not feel any federal presence here. Yes, agreed the Inspector General of Police sent us four Mobile units but we have to shoulder all the financial responsibilities. So, where is the support? There is no support from any one. Yes, we had a delegation that came to commiserate with us. Finished!  We are left to ourselves,” he said.

He, however said:   “Be that as it may, we have already made a to Nigerlites that we will bring the children back home safely with or without anyone’s support and that is exactly what we are going to do to ensure the safe return of these kids soon, using resources within our means”.

Earlier, the Chief Whip, Senator Kalu, had called on to set up a joint   in Minna to fast track the war against the bandits and also ensure release of the abducted students, staff members and relatives.

He said issue had become a big challenge in the country, particularly in , considering its large landmarks.

The therefore proposed that the joint should comprise representatives of all the outfits in the country, as it will help the existing commands in the state.

 “I call on to set up a joint in your state to be able to have a representative of all the forces like the National Adviser, the . They should be able to help the existing commands that are here to facilitate in getting back these innocent young boys and women that are kidnapped,” he said.

 Kalu, a former governor of Abia state, encouraged the governor to continue doing what he is doing towards the release of all the abductees. “We believe that you should do more to partner with to become two working tools that will make security tight in ,” the further said.

Speaking to journalist after a private visit to former Military , General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Senator Kalu condemned the calls for dialogue with bandits, insisting “they are criminals that should be flushed out of the country.”

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