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Parents, school owners demand emergency security meeting with Buhari

21 January 2017, 09:41

Parents, teachers and school owners of the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (formerly known as Turkish Parents and school owners are seeking emergency meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari after the recent kidnappings, reports Punch

Parents and teachers who spoke through the National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria, the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools among others, said an urgent meeting was necessary to stem the tide of an evil wind blowing in schools across the country to prevent it from becoming epidemic.

NTIC’s spokesperson, Cemal Yigit, had said in a statement  that armed men kidnapped three female supervisors, a female cook, a female teacher (Turkish) and three students.

Also read:Kidnappers release hostages including teachers, students

On Monday, the abductors had demanded a N1.2bn ransom for the release of the abductees and later reduced it to N750m.

The Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria, the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools and the All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools, said the situation was worrisome and required urgent attention.

Read more at Punch

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