The First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has mourned the death of Nabeeha Al-Kadriyar, a 400-level biological science student of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Senator Tinubu, in a post via her official X handle on Monday, described Nabeeha’s death as a “devastating loss” and extended her condolences to the grieving family.
She urged the nation to unite in fervent prayers for the safe return of other girls currently held captive by kidnappers.
On the issue of kidnapping and insecurity, she called upon security agencies to intensify their efforts to curb abductions and free the remaining sisters of Nabeeha.
She wrote: “It is with a heavy heart that I acknowledge the devastating loss of Nabeeha and extend my deepest condolences to her grieving family.
“In difficult moments like this, I urge the nation to join in fervent prayers for the safe return of these girls. Let us hold the families close to our hearts in prayers.
“I implore our security agencies to intensify their efforts in addressing the pressing matter of kidnappings and insecurity in our nation.
“The safety and swift return of the Al-Kadriyar sisters and others in captivity should be our paramount concern.
“To the parents, especially mothers, I appeal for intensified prayers for our children and for peace to prevail in our beloved country.
“May the Almighty God comfort the Al-Kadriyar family for their loss, and may God bring the other children back home safely.
“God Bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
The late Nabeeha was one of the six siblings kidnapped penultimate Tuesday night by bandits in Abuja.