Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has advised the rescued students of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, area of Katsina State, to return to school.
The President disclosed this yesterday, 18th December, when he met with the rescued 344 students at the Banquet Hall of the Government House in Katsina State.
The president advised them not to be discouraged, but rather be encourage and pursue their remaining education, added that if he didn’t go to school, he wouldn’t have become a president.
“If I wasn’t educated, I will not be standing here today in front of you. I schooled in Katsina for nine years. I moved on to join the army, served as a governor, Head of State, went to prison, came out, and later joined politics.
“I contested presidential elections three times, and finally I was declared a winner in 2015.
My dear children, don’t be discouraged with what has happened; give your attention to acquiring knowledge and developing good character, and you will be distinguished in life. I know that you have been through a lot.
“The suffering you went through, please put it aside and try to forget the painful experience. There is no substitute for a good education, so you must return to school and continue.”