Chibok Girls Will Return Soon - Lawmaker

Chibok Girls Will Return Soon - Lawmaker

Olajide Jimoh, a member of the House of Representatives representing Lagos mainland federal constituency has revealed that the new military tactics adopted by President Muhammadu Buhari would lead to the safe return of the abducted Chibok girls.


Over 200 girls were abducted in Chibok, Borno state by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014 and more than 500 days after their abduction, the girls have still not been released.

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According to Daily Post, Jimoh gave this assurance during a #BringBackOurGirls campaign in Marina, Lagos.

He said the president and security agencies were mapping out strategies that would see the girls return back home soon, adding Nigerians would applaud the president for a good job.

“The new tactics and approach by the president and the new chief of defence staff’s effort would yield positive result,” he said

He also applauded the #BBOG group for their unrelenting effort to bring back the kidnapped girls.

He said: “With these campaigns, the international bodies have risen up to support the federal government in combating the Islamic sect.

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“As President Buhari clocked 100 days in office, Nigerians should have confidence on his ability to bring change to the rotten economy left by the past administration and all the girls kidnapped would be released soonest”.

He expressed optimism about the safe return of the girls and added that the fight against Boko Haram must be a collective effort of all Nigerians.

Meanwhile, Senator Shehu Sani said in a statement that he was optimistic that the abducted Chibok girls were alive as Boko Haram would waste no time in making it known if they were dead.


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