President Muhammadu Buhari says every life in the country is equally precious,indispensable and secured, assuring that the Federal Government will carefully Explore ways that will Assure the safe return of all those abducted by terrorists.
He spoke while receiving three lecturers and nine women that were released by Boko Haram, respectively, at the Presidential Villa on Monday saying the ongoing negotiations for the release of more abducted Nigerians will be given utmost attention and care, with priority on safety.
In a statement by him :
“Let me say that this Government treasures all human lives, particularly that of its citizens, and following your abduction, the security agencies were directed by me to do everything possible to ensure the safe release of every one of you and other persons,’’
The President told the rescued lecturers and women that the negotiation for their release was “painstaking and protracted’’ because their abductors were in groups, staying in different locations, which necessitated more diligence and care in ensuring the safety of their lives