President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the Nigeria’s security agencies to take all necessary action to locate and rescue the foreign construction workers who were abducted from their camp by terrorists yesterday in Bauchi State.
In a statement signed on his behalf by Reuben Abati, his spokesperson on Monday, the President also commiserated with the family of the guard who was reportedly killed in the attack in Jama’are, Bauchi State.
The President also assured the relatives of the kidnapped foreign workers as well as the governments of their countries that the Federal Government and its security agencies are doing everything possible to find their abductors and ensure the safe release of all those they abducted.
“The President condemns the kidnapping of the workers and reaffirms the Federal Government’s total commitment to stamping out all forms of terrorism and criminal abduction in the country.
“He urges all Nigerians and foreigners in the country to continue to go about their normal business in the full assurance that the government and national security agencies are working tirelessly to curb threats to security in all parts of the country”, the statement concluded.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.