Group calls on government to secure the release of remaining Chibok girls.
The group urged the government not to relent in its efforts free the remaining abducted Chibok school girls.
Mr. Abdulwaheed Odunuga, Lagos State Coordinator of BYO made the plea in an interview in Lagos.
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Mr. Odunuga spoke to newsmen following the recent release of 21 of the abducted Chibok school girls by Boko Haram.
He said government should spare no effort to ensure the release of others.
According to him:
“Following the release of 21 out of the over 200 Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists, we are calling for more speed to ensure release of the remaining girls.
“While commending the Federal Government for its efforts, we urge the government and the international community not to relent in their efforts in ensuring the release of other girls.
“The government must do all within its powers to also ensure that all other abducted Nigerians are released to enable them reunite with their family members.’’
Secure Release Of Remaining Chibok Girls – Group Urges FG
Mr. Odunuga said that the organization welcomed with much joy and relief the news of the release of some of the abducted Chibok girls.
The Chibok school girls have been abduction since April 14, 2014.
He commended the determination of the security agencies, international communities and the “Bring Back Our Girls Campaign Group.’’
Odunuga, however, urged government to come up with strategies that would prevent people from being lured into terrorism.
According to him, terrorism cannot be totally eradicated but the risks could be reduced if governments improve on citizens welfare.
He called on the Federal Government to embark on massive literacy campaigns and enlightenment.
On Thursday, FG secured the release of 21 out of over 200 schoolgirls abducted from a school in Chibok, Borno State, by Boko Haram.
Negotiations between government and Boko Haram brokered by the Red Cross and officials of the Swiss Government were successful.