Kaduna: It’s time to protect schools – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on rescue of Kuriga students

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The Director General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has called for the protection of schools through the Safe Schools Initiative in Nigeria.

Okonjo-Iweala was reacting to the rescue of school children from Kuriga area of Kaduna State.

Bellnews reported that the 287 Kuriga school children recently abducted by the bandits in Kaduna State have regained their freedom.

This was disclosed by Governor Uba Sani in the early hours of Sunday.

Reacting, Okonjo-Iweala posted on X: “Wonderful news on the release of the abducted children from Kuriga!! Thanks to the Security forces and all in Govt involved in their release.

“Now let the Safe Schools Initiative kick in to better protect our children and encourage parents to send and keep their children in school.”

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