APC co-founded Ezekwesili’s #BringBackOurGirls movement – Foreign PR firm reveals

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 Burson Marsteller, the firm the opposition All Progressives Congress  (APC) hired has said that the party is indeed a co-founder of the Bring Back Our Girls , the PR giant confirmed over the weekend. The #BringBackOurGirls, a group initiated by former Vice of the World Bank, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili and Hadiza Bala Usman, has been pressing to do more to free the over 230 schoolgirls forcefully abducted by the Boko militant group in Chibok, State, about three months ago.


According to from The Will Nigeria, Burson-Marsteller also confirmed that it was also hired by the APC, which is presently battling allegations that its leaders are sympathetic to the Boko , to arrange a single meeting unidentified persons in the Obama administration in Washington D.C.
“The firm was originally approached to support a one-off visit to Washington, D.C. by the co-founder of the ‘Bring Back Your [sic] Girls’ and other APC . But the visit was called off,” a spokeswoman from Burson-Marsteller wrote in an email.
“We are in the of de-registering FARA [the Foreign Agents Registration Act],” the PR firm said according to the newspaper. It was also learnt that the APC paid the PR firm $100,000 for the botched meeting.