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FG yet to contact Chibok parents over Boko Haram video

17 August 2016, 08:44

Abuja - The Federal Government has yet to make contact with Mr. and Mrs Yakubu, the parents of Dorcas, a girl who was identified in the newest video released by Boko Haram.

According to Punch, Manasseh Allen, spokesman of the Kibaku Area Development Association, confirmed on Tuesday that bopth Dorcas' parents and the Chibok community had not heard any further developments on the findings of the latest video released by the Islamist sect.

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“We have not heard from the government since the video was released; no one has reached out to Dorcas’ parents or the Chibok community and the funniest thing is that some people are busy defending the government,” he said.

In addition, #BringBackOurGirls, has also reported that they have not received any word back from Government officials on the matter.

Abdullahi Abdullahi, spokesperson for the organization, stated that #BringBackOurGirls was in the process of finalizing plans to stage a march to the Presidential Villa in order to facilitate a more speedy response, Olisa.tv reports.

“Well, we have not heard from the government; so, our plan (to march to the Villa) has not changed,” he stated.

Read more at Punch

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