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Yobe killings: Security to be tightened around federal colleges

26 February 2014, 09:49

Abuja -  Following the killing of some students of the Federal Government College, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, the Federal Government says it will improve security around federal unity colleges.

This is contained in a statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, the Special Assistant (Media) to the Supervising Minister of Education, 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.

Insurgents on Monday attacked the college at about 11.30 p.m., killing some students.

-  NAN

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