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FG given 72-hour ultimatum to rescue abducted passengers

Members of the family of the passengers kidnapped in the course of the March 28 terrorist assault on an Abuja-Kaduna prepare have issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the federal authorities to make sure the secure rescue of all of the abductees.

The households gave the ultimatum on the finish of a gathering of the members of the family in Kaduna on Monday, April 12.

Reacting to the latest video launched by the terrorists exhibiting the abductees pleading on the federal government to rescue them, the households mentioned they had been but to obtain any phrase from those that kidnapped their family members.

”The abductors mentioned we ought to be prepared that they’re going to contact us. We have now not had any communication with them since then,” he mentioned.

Since this incident occurred, we anticipated that by now, the federal government, the Nigerian Railway Corporation and the federal ministry of transportation are alleged to have recognized relations of the victims to inform us what efforts they’re making or to not rescue our family members unharmed.

Actually, the first obligation of any government is to protect the lives and property of residents. We imagine our authorities can do it and it’s able to doing it.

Till a couple of days in the past, we had been anticipating phone calls from the abductors as a result of that’s what they promised us. However after we noticed the video, they made it very clear that they wish to focus on with the federal government; that they’ve one thing with the federal government.

We don’t know what they need from the federal government. However it’s now a chance and a window for the federal government to rescue our family members by opening channels of communication with them. This isn’t out of place. It’s carried out anyplace in the world.

This, we all know our authorities can do and we’re interesting to them to do it. We don’t know what’s between them however it’s one thing that may be resolved within the curiosity of the lives of Nigerian residents. Life may be very sacred — even whether it is one life that’s concerned.

We’re interesting to them to open a channel of debate with the bandits and get our family members out as shortly as doable. We have now been in critical anguish over the previous 15 days. Many people haven’t been sleeping. We’re like dwelling corpses.

We have now determined collectively that we’re giving the federal government 72 hours to do the whole lot that’s essential to rescue our family members.”

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