In response to Shehu Sani aim of visit, Gumi said
"As for the college students, we have done all we can do. I had a meeting with the parents of the kidnapped students sequel to their meeting with the government.
"I showed them what the problem is, and they went to visit the government. I am not a negotiator for bandits. We always ensured that government officials were present in our previous discussions with bandits in the forests before the Federal Government's shoot at sight order.
"But, as for the college students, we are making arrangements for them through a contact to see how this problem can be solved."OMOKOSHABAN