"However, their prompt rescue from their abductors is heart-warming.
“It vindicates President Buhari in his untiring commitment and determination to rid the country of insecurity and confront Boko Haram insurgents and bandits operating in some parts of the country.
"I congratulate and commend the president for his prompt and decisive intervention.”
He also praised the role played by Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state in ensuring the students were released while also stressing the importance of an upgrade in the country's security infrastructure.
I must also congratulate Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari and men of our armed forces for bringing the boys back home,” he said.
“This laudable effort must be sustained. We must all do more to tackle the evil-doers and see the back of the Boko insurgents and bandits.
“We need to upgrade our security infrastructure and re-strategize. The armed forces themselves must renew their efforts to make not only our schools safe for students but also our cities and villages.
“No development can occur in a climate of fear, uncertainty, and insecurity of lives and property.”