The Federal Government’s delegation to Zamfara State over the kidnapped Jangebe schoolgirls on Monday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Naija News 247 reports that the leader of the delegation and Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, revealed details of the meeting while speaking to State House correspondents.
Sirika tated that the abducted female students of Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe, would soon be freed from their abductors.
He said: “Well, the message we’ve brought back to the President is that the government and people of Zamfara are very appreciative of the efforts of Mr President, including all of the things that the President had done towards Zamfara.
“The governor also said he has an unfettered access to Mr President and Mr President has always given him a listening ear, and they have helped him in so many ways in reaching a peaceful coexistence with his people.
“So, he’s very glad and he’s very happy. He asked us to greet Mr President and tell Mr President that he should count him as a partner in this challenge.’’
Other members of the delegation were the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi; Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajiya Sa’adiya Umar-Faruk; and Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen.