July 20, 2018

Chibok: anguish, tears as 77 girls are identified

Chibok: anguish, tears as 77 girls are identified




Chibok girls
Still from the released video

It was a day of anguish and tears yesterday when parents of the kidnapped schoolgirls and their classmates converged on the Government House, Maiduguri, Borno State, to identify the girls who were shown in a video released by Boko Haram on Monday.
The exercise which was painstaking and lasted throughout the day and last night, however, yielded some results, as parents, girls from Chibok secondary school and Borno State Government officials, were able to identify 77 of the abducted girls who featured in the video.
Shortly after the terror sect released the video, the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, had directed that it should be reproduced and distributed so that the parents of the girls could identify their daughters.


Read more: http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/anguish-tears-as-77-girls-are-identified/178504/

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