By Justina Auta
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has said that the abduction of school children especially young girls, is not good for the safety and sanctity of womanhood.
Tallen made the assertion in a statement on Saturday in Abuja while reacting to the abduction of students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
The minister, while condemning the act, pleaded with the abductors to return the students unharmed and safe to their parents.
“The abduction of school children especially young girls, is one too many and is not good for the safety and sanctity of womanhood.
“We have cried, pleaded, prayed and fasted for this to stop to no avail,’’ Tallen said.
She, however, expressed optimism that the Federal Government would defend its citizens, especially children and expedite action for their release.
“I am confident that the military and security agencies are on top of the situation so we…
Source: News Agency of Nigeria