PHOTONEWS: Ezekwesili, Lai Mohammed touch down in Yola on way to Chibok

PHOTONEWS: Ezekwesili, Lai Mohammed touch down in Yola on way to Chibok

The convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group Oby Ezekwesili has landed in Yola, capital of Adamawa state as she heads to Chibok community to witness first-hand the issue on ground with the parents of the girls abducted over 1000 days ago.

PHOTONEWS: Ezekwesili, Lai Mohammed touch down in Yola on way to Chibok

Ezekwesili (second right) and Lai Mohammed (third left) walk away from the Hercules C130 aircraft after touching down in Yola on the way to Chibok in Borno state.

Chibok is in Borno state, but with most roads closed, Ezekwesili will have to travel with the military to get to Chibok.

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The aircraft that transported the group to Adamawa state from the Murtala Muhammad International Airport Lagos was a Hercules C130 military cargo plane.

Ezekwesili is making the trip after taking up a challenge thrown at her and her group by the Nigerian government about how the rescue work for the girl is being done and what is being done to care for their parents.

PHOTONEWS: Ezekwesili, Lai Mohammed touch down in Yola on way to Chibok

Ezekwesili, Lai Mohammed and others make their way to vehicles that will convey them to their destination.

Also on the trip with Ezekwesili is top BBOG campaigner Aisha Yesufu, information and culture minister Lai Mohammed and top military officers.

Accompanying the officials is a trough of media men from various newspaper houses, online news outlets and broadcast outfits.

Ezekwesili has been a top critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Particularly of concern to her is the rescue of the Chibok girls and the resuscitation of the ailing Nigerian economy.

Source: Legit.ng News

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