From Bello Wakili

President Muhammadu Buhari, has strongly condemned the killing of three of the students kidnapped at Greenfield University, Kaduna State.

In a statement signed by The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity Mallam Garba Shehu said President described the students as bright youngsters who were cut down by evil people in their prime.

The president stated that his thoughts are with their families in this time of grief.

He prayed for their souls to rest in peace

On the recurring incidents of kidnappings and killings in Kaduna State in particular, the President condemned them as “barbaric terror attacks,” and described as “unfortunate the tenor of some political and religious leaders that seem to further incite and stoke the pain and anguish of mourning families who are forced to confront these atrocities.

He pointed out that Addressing this scourge, required a great show of empathy and coming together as a society to squarely confront these elements and the danger it poses to democracy and peaceful life in the country.

The President gave strong assurances that those that think that profits can be made, either from money paid as ransom or in politics, “will realise sooner than later that they are bound by the same fate as their victims.

President Buhari declared that Banditry, kidnapping and the politics of murders would be fought with all the resources available to the country.