UN Reacts And Condemns The Abduction Of Bethel Baptist High School Students

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the media during a joint news conference with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas after a meeting in Berlin, Germany, December 17, 2020. Michael Sohn/Pool via REUTERS

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, has condemned the abduction of Bethel Baptist High School Students.

Speaking with correspondents on Tuesday, July 6, at the UN headquarters in New York, Antonio’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, said that;

 “I can tell you that the Secretary-General strongly condemns the abduction of students from the Bethel Baptist School as well as hospital employees in two separate incidents in Kaduna State on July 5.

“The Secretary-General is disturbed by the frequency of kidnapping for ransom of predominantly children from schools by extremist groups and criminal networks.”

Recall that students were kidnapped by bandits from a School in Kaduna as reported here, Read Here

154 students were in school at the time of the abduction. Authorities said 28 students were rescued from the bandits. 121 students are still in the bandits’ custody. No explanation has been given on the remaining five students.

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