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Group renews call on FG to rescue Chibok girls


Lagos -The Women Arise for Change Initiative on Thursday urged the Federal Government to spare no effort in ensuring the rescue of the over 200 abducted Chibok girls.
This is contained in a statement signed by President of the group, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin in Lagos, to commemorate 500 days of the abduction of the girls.
The girls were abducted from the Government Girls Secondary School , Chibok, Borno State on April 14, 2014, by members of the Boko Haram sect .
Odumakin also called for the rescue of other women and children that were still in the hands of the insurgents.
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She said: “It has been 500 days since the Chibok girls were abducted by terrorists.
“ While some of the girls were fortunate to have escaped, the fate of the rest still remains unknown.
“ As it stands, it is already impossible for Nigerians, as well as world over, to forget the kidnapped Chibok girls.
“Their rescue will bring a new sense of confidence in security and affirmation of good governance in Nigeria.
“This is the more reason we will not stop calling for their rescue as we need a new Nigeria with positive image.
“It is so very important that the girls’ families to re-unite with them.”
Odumakin also bemoaned the continued attack of innocent and young children in the North-East by the insurgents, saying it had led to many children being displaced from their homes.(NAN)

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