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UK withholds information about Chibok girls

02 March 2015, 15:06

Abuja - The British government claimed that revealing details of what it found about the whereabouts of the abducted girls would clearly damage its relationship with Nigeria and other allies, Punch reports.

This revelation came after a UK-based group, Security in Africa (SIA), wrote the British Ministry of Defence to request for information on the Chibok girls.

The SIA had earlier in January this year said it was setting up a taskforce to go to Sambisa Forest to secure the release of the abducted schoolgirls.

Also read: AU sympathises with families of Chibok girls

It requested from the UK government to know the “results and reports of the British Armed Forces, the details of where they searched and the results of their findings.

The girls who were pupils of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, were abducted by terrorist group, Boko Haram in April 14, 2014.

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