UN Pledges Solidarity For Nigerian Government In Fight Against Bandits, Terrorists

Secretary-General António Guterres UN Photo/Cia Pak

The United Nations (UN) has reaffirmed its solidarity and support for the Nigerian Federal Government in the war against terrorists and bandits.

 Secretary-General of the world body, Antonio Guterres, in a statement today, December 14, by the spokesman, Stephane Dujarric in New York, reaffirmed the “solidarity and support” of the organization to the Federal Government and Nigerians in their fight “against terror, violent extremism and organized crime”.

Reacting specifically to the abduction of 333 students of the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State by suspected bandits on December 11, the UN Scribe called for “immediate and unconditional” release of the students.

The secretary-general strongly condemned the abduction and warned that attacks on schools and other educational facilities constitute a grave violation of human rights.

He insisted that security agencies should arrest and bring those responsible for the heinous act to justice.

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