The Defence Headquarters on Monday says there is hope in the ongoing rescue operations of 333 schoolboys abducted by bandits from Government Science School Kankara Katsina State.
According to the Coordinator Defence Media Operations Maj. Gen. John Enenche military action is still on despite talks with the bandits by the state governor Aminu Masari.
While Briefing President Muhammadu Buhari in his home town of Daura Masari had said that the bandits have contacted his government and discussions were on pertaining to the safe return of the students.
But speaking on Monday night Enenche said that You don’t stop whatever efforts you are putting up militarily for what we call the non-kinetic.
He added that the troops and other security agencies have been adequately deployed to ensure that they are rescued alive that is the most important thing for them.
He further said that this is what they have for the general public that there is hope and they need them out alive.
Bandits had stormed the school on Friday night and abducted the students after a gun duel with the police. The President had arrived in the state on Friday, hours before the abduction took place.