Chibok girls: Solemn assembly greets 100 days of abduction


chibok-protest-abuja2Over 200 secondary schoolgirls from Chibok in the den of terrorists triggered off a solemn assembly in Abuja recently as the girls remained hostages for over 100 days now.On the day their captivity clocked 100, women from different walks of life, faith and ethnicity gathered in their hundreds at the Unity Fountain, Maitama, Abuja, to pray for the release of the girls.The women prayed God to touch the hearts of the insurgents’ leaders and sponsors to release the girls. They used the occasion to light candles for illumination of God to shine in every part of the country for the girls to be found alive and freed.The gathering also prayed for the success of the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, especially in the fight against terrorism.Among those who spoke at the event were the National President of Kasuwa da Kasuwa, Hajiya Halimatu Jumare; Mrs. Tonia Abara of National Council of Women Societies; the President of Gender Support for Women Emancipation Development Development, Ann Frances Nosike and the founder, Lady Chy New World Order Foundation, Archbishop (Dr.) Chy Oriaka.The Minister of State for FCT, Olajumoke Akinjide, who delivered a message on behalf of the Federal Government, disclosed that the Federal Government had already procured new equipment and technology towards strengthening the capability and support for the military and other security forces. According to her, there has been delivery of additional military equipment which included highly-sophisticated fighter helicopters with in-built night vision technology.  SEE MORE ON PAGE2

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