The Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has prayed for the safe recovery and stronger protection of the schoolgirls in Zamfara.
Bandits had at early hours of Thursday abducted over 300 schoolgirls in the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State.
In reaction, Okonjo-Iweala expressed sadness over the development and prayed for the recovery of the girls.
She tweeted, “Very sad to learn about the abduction of the Zamfara girls following on the heels of the Kagara boys. Praying for their safe recovery and stronger protection. Hoping for a more secure environment for our children to learn. #SafeSchoolsInitiative.”