The Nigerian minister of information and culture who is famously known as Lai Mohamed has reportedly defended the claim that Nigeria is the most kidnapping dominant country.
According to his belief, he fished out other top countries as a victim of school kidnapping; denounces that Kidnaping is not a peculiar crime in Nigeria.
He also announced that the federal government of Nigeria will not pay a damn for the release of the kidnapped staffs of Government Science College in Kagara, Niger State.
In his words, he said:
“Even in the most developed countries of this world, school kidnapping takes place. Last year, in the US, we all witnessed three of four school kidnappings, and that is in probably one of the most developed countries in the world.”
“The thing about terrorism is that the terrorists don’t live by your own rules and they are especially interested in soft targets. They know that what is going to get global attention is kidnapping school children.”
“We must be careful; we can’t turn all our schools into barracks. What is important is intelligence gathering, surveillance rather than the physical presence of the soldiers or policemen.”
“We are dealing with people who don’t think like me and you, we are dealing with people who don’t have any rules of engagement, we are dealing with people whose motivation is completely different from mine and yours. And anywhere in the world, this is how terrorists operate but the most important thing is to learn from what is happening and adapt.”
Civilians responded to his post-speech with grieve via all the social media platforms as it trends. What is your view?