Protesters have shut down Katsina State over abduction of schoolboys as #BRINGBACKOURBOYS now trends on social media.
CityNews Nigeria reports that Protesters on Sunday took to the streets of Katsina to protest the abduction of many schoolboys from the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in the Kankara Local Government Area of the state.
CN understands that the protesters demanded the prompt rescue of students abducted by bandits on Friday night.
The protest was led by a woman who identified herself as one of the mothers of the abducted students.
The protesters went around the school’s premises and some parts of the town with placards conveying various messages, among which are ‘Government must speak out’, ‘We want our children back’ and ‘We want security in Kankara’.
The protesters also chanted songs seeking the rescue of the abducted students.
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