Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Friday questioned the Niger State government’s negotiation with bandits that kidnapped 27 students and three teachers.
The incidents occurred last Wednesday at Government Science College, Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area.
Reacting to the development while briefing journalists on the state of the nation in Abuja, HURIWA’s national coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, said any government or person that negotiates with bandits is also a terrorist.
The Nation had reported Niger Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello on Friday dispelled rumour that 27 students and 3 teachers abducted on Wednesday morniat Government Science College, Kagara have been released.
He said the government was in last stage of negotiations with the bandits, promising the victims would be released soon.