Former presidential running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, on Friday described the release of students of Government Secondary School, Kankara as a relief to Nigerians.
Recall that the Kastina State Government on Thursday evening confirmed the release of the students from their abductors.
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, a post had also claimed responsibility for the abduction.
Obi in his reaction to the release on Twitter commended everyone who worked towards the release of the students.
His tweet read: “I am elated at the release of the GSSS Kankara schoolboys. It is a huge relief not only for their families but also for Nigerians.”
“Everyone involved in the process that led to their release deserves commendation.”
The former Governor, however, noted that there are lessons to learn from the incident which is a compelling need to rejig security architecture.
“There are lessons to be learnt from this unfortunate incident, and one of them is the compelling need to rejig our security architecture,” his tweet added.
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