A file picture of Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, on Friday apologised for incorrectly stating that solely ten boys had been kidnapped on the authorities science college in Kankara, Katsina state.
The boys, numbering of their lots of, have been kidnapped one week in the past and have been launched on Thursday by their abductors.
Shehu had instructed the BBC that solely ten of them had been kidnapped, at the same time as state authorities sources put the determine at 333.
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“I apologize for the incorrect communication citing that only 10 students were kidnapped at the science school, Kankara,” Mr Shehu mentioned on Friday by way of his verified Twitter web page.
I apologize for the wrong communication citing that solely 10 college students have been kidnapped on the science college, Kankara
— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) December 18, 2020
“This communication of numbers was provided by persons that should ideally know. These numbers were seen to conflict with what was available at that time.
“Please understand that this communication was in no way done to downplay the seriousness of the situation.
“Please accept my sincere apologies on this matter as we continue to move our great Nation Nigeria forward. Thank you.”