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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congresswoman Karen Bass (37th District of California)

December 14, 2020

Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement regarding the abduction of over 300 students in northern Nigeria.

“I am deeply concerned about the recent abduction of more than 300 students in Katsina State in northern Nigeria.  I urge the Government of Nigeria to investigate this matter, bring these attackers to justice, and for the attackers to release the boys and return them safely to their families.”