Missing Chibok girls: Don’t give up on the government, Presidency urges BBOG

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    The presidency has released a statement urging the advocacy group of the missing Chibok school girls, Bring Back Our Girls, not to give up on efforts by the government to rescue the missing girls. Read the statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba after the cut…

    The BringBackOurGirls group claims in a recent statement that President Muhammadu Buhari has “broken all promises” made to the group about rescuing the missing Chibok girls and that the government had been “lackadaisical” in the rescue mission. The Presidency will like to appeal to the officials and members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign group, not to waver in their support for the government in the war against terrorism and in the ongoing effort to free all Nigerian citizens taken captive by the Boko Haram terrorist group.

    The past year of this administration has seen the Nigerian military step up bombardment of the Sambisa Forest, a stronghold of the Boko Haram terrorist group, leading to the capture of hundreds of insurgents.

    Also, records from the Army show the rescue of no fewer than 15,000 captives, mostly women and children from the terrorists from February to date. In addition, dozens of communities that were previously under the control of the terrorists have been liberated, allowing thousands of previously displaced citizens to return home and resume their normal lives.

    Thousands of these women and children freed from captivity have also been reunited with their families. This huge number of rescued women and children may not be prominent names, and their disappearance may not have generated any massive media attention and campaign.

    However, their liberation is just as important …Read More

    Source:: Linda Ikeji Blog