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Buhari agrees to meet with #BringBackOurGirls group

01 July 2015, 14:44Lekan Oladeinde

Abuja - President Muhammadu buhari has agreed to meet with the #BringBackOurGirls campaigners.

The meeting between Buhari and the group is scheduled to hold at the Presidential Villa on July 8 at 12 noon.

The convener of the group, Obiageli Ezekwesili, via twitter handle @obyezeks, said a presidential confirmation of the meeting had been received by the group.

Also read: Bring Back Our Girls protests banned in Abuja

She said, “WE @BBOG_Nigeria have received confirmation of schedule of OUR MEETING with @MBuhari & FG on our #ChibokGirls for July 8th 2015 @ 12 noon.”

The group had earlier made several attempts to secure audience with former President Goodluck Jonathan but were never granted approval.

The group has been in the forefront of calling for the rescue of the 219 Chibok girls kidnapped from their hostels at a government secondary school Chibok in Borno State.

The girls were kidnapped at night on April 14 by members of Boko Haram terrorists.

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