ABUJA – The National Council of Women Society (NCWS) on Monday began a three-day night vigil to pray for the release of Chibok schoolgirls abducted 100th days ago.
The vigil is holding at the Unity Fountain, near Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
The NCWS Chairperson, Mrs Nkechi Mba, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Tuesday, July 22, would marked the 100th day that the schoolgirls were abducted.
“We are here with our Muslim sisters to support the effort of the Federal Government through prayers.
“It is going to be a three-day activities beginning from this night (Monday) to Wednesday.
“We also want to thank the Federal Government and Nigerians for all their efforts in this challenging period,” she said.[eap_ad_2]
The NCWS Administrative Secretary, Mrs Hanatu Lohor, also told NAN that the three-day prayers would involve youths, market women association and other civil society organisations.
The leader of the Muslim women, Hajiya Aisha Ringo, who is also the President of FCT Widows, told NAN that they were all here to seek the face of God on the abducted Chibok girls.
“We are here to pray for the release of our Chibok schoolgirls.
“We want God to touch the heart of those that abducted the Chibok schoolgirls to release them without further delay.
“We want peace in Nigeria; God has a very good intention for binding Christians and Muslim in Nigeria,” she said.
The prayer Coordinator, Pastor Praise Elrol, said that only God could do something about the abducted schoolgirls. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]