May 21, 2018

Fed Govt doing everything to get Leah Sharibu freed, says minister (Nation)

Fed Govt doing everything to get Leah Sharibu freed, says minister (Nation)

Minister of Information Lai Mohammed said yesterday that the Federal Government is doing everything to get Leah Sharibu freed.

He, however, said the negotiation for her release from the Boko Haram is becoming tortuous.

The terrorists abducted 111 girls from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State on February.

One hundred and five of them were released on March 21.

Sharibu, a Christian girl, was held back following her refusal to denounce her faith.

Fielding questions from reporters after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, the minister revealed that the negotiation has become tortuous, but assured that Buhari’s administration was “doing everything necessary to get others freed”. Read more

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