Why govt opposes payment of ransom, by minister

The Federal Government yesterday justified its opposition to negotiations and ransom payment to bandits and kidnappers.

Such engagement was empowering criminals, Minster of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, told reporters at the State House after weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Reacting to a question on a viral harrowing videos of some pupils…



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