President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken on the successful rescue of the abducted Kankara students by the Nigerian Army.
The president, in a video released on Twitter, said he has called the Katsina State Governor to congratulate him on the release of the boys.
He said: “I spoke with the governor, I congratulated him and I congratulated the army that organized the operation and settlement of the abductors and getting the children.
“The military is well trained. I think they are sufficiently motivated. The governor, he has been up and doing since it happened and I congratulated him that the children have been successfully recovered.”
He continued: “We have a lot of work ahead of us and some of the things we may not say. I don’t want to compromise the security and the efforts being put by the law enforcement agencies.
“But, really, we are acutely aware of our responsibilities. Our responsibility is to secure the country, so we have a lot of work to do.”
Watch him speak in the video below.