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UNICEF Condemns Abduction Of Students In Kagara Niger State....

 UNICEF condemns adduction of students in Kagara Niger state  


Febuary 17,2021


By Golok Nanmwa ,Jos 


United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

on Wednesday  condemned  in strongest terms the attack on 

Government Science College in Kagara, in Niger State by armed men .


This was contained in a statement signed by Samuel Kaalu 

Communication Specialist,UNICEF Nigeria  Field Office and made available to newsmen in Jos .


UNICEF also called for the  immediate and unconditional release of any children who may be missing, and their safe return to their families.”


The statement reads that " UNICEF is deeply concerned about these reported acts of violence." Attacks on schools are a violation of children’s rights. 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.”


"UNICEF is aware of reports that many students are unaccounted for, though it is not yet clear how many.


“We acknowledge the efforts being taken by the Government of Nigeria for the safe return of any missing children" the statement further added .


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