Yobe killings: FG to tighten security around federal colleges

By IAfrica
In Nigeria News Feed
Feb 26th, 2014
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Following the killing of some students of the Federal Government College, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Tuesday, the Federal Government has said it will improve security around federal unity colleges in the country.

This is contained in a statement issued by Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu, the Special Assistant (Media) to the Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike on Tuesday.

It said Wike, who condemned the attack on the innocent students, said the ministry would continue “to liaise with security agencies and relevant stakeholders to improve security around all federal unity colleges.”

According to the statement, the minister, after receiving the news of the terrorist attack, immediately reached out to the management and staff of the school to commiserate with them.

Wike also commiserated with the families of the bereaved and prayed God to grant the bereaved families the strength to bear the unfortunate loss.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that insurgents on Monday attacked the college at about 11.30pm, killing 43 students.

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