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Tears, sorrow as FG delegation meets Chibok girls' parents

15 April 2016, 14:31

Federal Government delegation and officials from Borno Government were at Chibok to meet the parents of the schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram from the community exactly two years ago.

The parents were said to have cried uncontrollably when the delegation arrived a ground at the school where the attack took place on April 14, 2014, to commemorate the 2nd year since the abduction.

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, Minister of Environment and leader of a Federal Government’s delegation, ‎Amina Mohammed, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, a female Minister from Kaduna State, a founding member of the Bring Back Our Girls group and now Presidential Adviser on Social Protection, Maryam Uwais, another founding member of the BBOG, Hadiza Bala Usman, Senate Majority Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, Senator Binta Mashi from Adamawa State.

Also read: Be patient with me, Buhari tells Chibok parents

The visitors covered by armed security escorts traveled by road from Maiduguri for about 3 and half hours, passing through horrible sights of communities attacked by Boko Haram along Maiduguri-Damboa to Chibok and returned by evening.

Governor Kashim Shettima in his remarks said his administration shared the pains of the Chibok parents and was working hard with the Federal Government for the release of the girls.

Environment Minister and leader of Federal delegation, Amina Mohammed said the President sent a delegation to travel to Chibok to show the extent of his affection for the traumatized parents.

Source: Daily Trust

- News 24


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