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Jonathan demands removal of #BringBackJonathan banners

10 September 2014, 11:08

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has directed that the #BringBackJonathan2015 signs and banners around Abuja be brought down immediately.

According to a statement Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, released on Wednesday, Jonathan wholly shared the widely expressed view that the signs, which were put up without his knowledge or approval are a highly insensitive parody of the #Bring Back Our Girls hash tag.

Abati added that President Jonathan appreciated the enthusiastic show of support for his administration by a broad range of stakeholders, he condemned the #Bring Back Jonathan 2015 signs which appear to make light of the very serious national and global concern for the abducted Chibok girls.

Also read: Bring Back Our Girls protests banned in Abuja

He said the President assured all Nigerians and the international community that his administration remains fully engaged with efforts to rescue the abducted girls and that he will not knowingly promote any actions that will fly in the face of the seriousness of their plight and the anguish of their families.

More than 200 schoolgirls are still missing after the Boko Haram sect kidnapped them in April.

– CAJ News


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