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Nigerians await release of Chibok girls

27 October 2014, 16:32

Lagos - Following the announcement by the self-proclaimed Director General of Boko Haram, Mallam Danladi Ahmadu that the abducted Chibok girls would be released on Monday, Nigerians are anxiously awaiting for the possible release of the girls, Nations reports.

The expectations of many Nigerians were captured at the sit-out of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) protesters in Abuja where parents and campaigners are optimistic that the girls will be released on Monday.

Also read: 'Chibok girls to be released on Monday'

One of the leaders of the #BBOG advocacy, Oby Ezekwesili, said if the Chibok girls did not regain their freedom today as promised, it would be tragic, because it would be the third time such promise was made without being fulfilled.

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshall Alex Badeh had announced that the sect had agreed to a ceasefire following an agreement reached by both the government and Boko Haram and consequently directed all the field commanders to observe the ceasefire.

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