1yr after, read Buhari’s thoughts on Chibok girls
President-Elect, General Mohammadu Buhari has assured that his administration will do all it can to ensure that the over 200 girls kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State are safely brought home. That is, if they are still alive.
Buhari who gave this assurance to mark the first anniversary of the sad development also promised to educate the girls as against the creed of Boko Haram that “western education is evil”, even though he said did not have any information on the whereabouts of the girls for now.
The President-elect in a statement from Daura, Katsina State, said from the first day of his administration, Boko Haram would be met with the collective will of the Nigerian people.
“I want to assure all of them, and particularly the parents, that when my new Administration takes office at the end of May, we will do everything we can to defeat Boko Haram. We will act differently from the government we replace: we hear the anguish of our citizens and intend to respond accordingly.
“This new approach must also begin with honesty. We do not know if the Chibok girls can be rescued. Their whereabouts remain unknown. As much as I wish to, I cannot promise that we can find them.
But I say to every parent, family member and friend of the children that my government will do everything in its power to bring them home.
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