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Uche Jumbo Rodriguez speaks up for Baga

14 January 2015, 19:16

Lagos - Nollywood actress Uche Jombo Rodriguez  took to her social media  pages to share her thoughts on the Baga  killings.

What about security? When did we become this nation where lives don't matter? Nigeria deserves better.” She wrote on her  Twitter page.

‘Sad at the senseless attack on the people of baga. Nigerians must stand together to condemn these acts.we deserve SECURITY #prayForNigeria’ she posted on her Instagram page.

Boko Haram first attacked Baga, on the shores of Lake Chad in the far north of Borno State, on January 3 and subsequently razed it and at least 16 surrounding settlements.

Also read:'Corpses everywhere' as Boko Haram still 'in control' of Baga

Local officials have cited huge numbers of dead in the attacks but confirming the figures is currently impossible. Some 20,000 people are said to have been forced to flee.

Nigeria's military said on Saturday that the attack could be described as "the deadliest" in the six-year rebellion that has claimed more than 13,000 lives.


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