May 27, 2018

47 days of captivity: NCWS calls for Leah Sharibu’s release (Nation)

47 days of captivity: NCWS calls for Leah Sharibu’s release (Nation)

The National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) on Thursday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to do everything possible to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu.

Mrs Gloria Laraba Shoda, the President, NCWS, said that Leah Sharibu was the only Dapchi schoolgirl yet to be released by the Boko Haram insurgents 47 days after the other schoolgirls were released.

The News men reports that 110 female students from Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe, were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents on Feb. 19, 2018.

The insurgents released 104 of them to their families and school authorities on March 21, after they had spent one month and two days with their abductors. Read more

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