The former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has charged the Federal Government to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu, one of the 110 girls abducted by Boko Haram.
Fayose who gave the call while celebrating Miss Sharibu’s 16th birthday said he joined the world and what he termed lovers of peace to call on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu.
In a tweet posted on his verified account, the former governor wrote: “As Leah Sharibu marks her birthday in captivity today, I join other Nigerians and lovers of peace in the world to urge the FG Govt to ensure her release. God will sustain her and her family members.”
Recall that Leah Sharibu was abducted by Boko Haram insurgents on the night of February 19, 2018 alongside her schoolmates from Government Science College, Dapchi in Yobe State.
As part of the steps put in place to push for a fast track in the release of Leah Sharibu, prayer vigils have been set up by hundreds of people at Nigeria’s mission house in the United Kingdom and United states.
According to reports, activities in some states like Abuja, Jos, Lagos, Yola and Port Harcourt will be set up on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 to commemorate Leah’s anniversary and pray for her release.
Other events by Panam Music World, John Praise Foundation for Human Development and Prof. Mercy Ade-Davies International Foundation will be put in place as well as an event at the US Senate building on Capitol Hill today in Washington.
Latest posts by Ripples Nigeria (see all)
- OYO GUBER: Tribunal admits final addresses in Makinde, Adelabu legal battle - August 23, 2019
- Lagos court remands 9 internet fraud suspects in Ekiti prison - August 23, 2019
- RUGA: Ohanaeze reacts to allegation Nwodo, Ekweremadu received N6.2bn bribe from Buhari - August 23, 2019