Bayelsa - The Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Monday directed that steps should be taken to safeguard the lives of Bayelsa students in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Citing the insecurity in Kaduna State, the governor directed the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Education, Chief Adikumo Salo, to facilitate the evacuation of the students and ensure their safe return home.
The order was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Governor, Mr Daniel Markson-Iworiso.
The statement said the order became imperative, following reports of persistent threat to peace in Kaduna State by terrorist groups.
The team saddled with the responsibility of ensuring the safety of students had already left Yenagoa for Zaria.