#BringBackOurGirls Nigerian senators demand briefing on Chibok Girls

CNN screened a video on Wednesday that showed that most of girls are still alive, sparking renewed protest in Nigeria and on social media about the slow pace at which the rescue operation is being done.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Senators in Nigeria voted unanimously yesterday to haul security chiefs to the house to brief them on measures they are putting to in place to rescue the captured Chibok Girls.

READ MORE: Boko Haram reportedly offering to exchange Chibok Girls for detained colleagues

CNN screened a video on Wednesday that showed that most the of girls are still alive, sparking renewed protest in Nigeria and on social media about the slow pace at which the rescue operation is being done.

15 adolescents were identified and alive.

The video is the first to show the girls who were captured by Boko Haram two years ago.

play Boko Haram  on April 14th 2014 broke into the dormitories of a high school in Chibok and abducted 276 girls.

 

"With the video and other things brought in, we need the security agents to brief us on what they have been able to achieve," Sen. Shehu Sani was quoted by CNN as saying.

"We expect the security chiefs to speak to the senate early next week," he said.

Two of the three women to whom CNN screened the footage recognized their daughters; a third was distressed that it did not show her daughter, CNN reported on Friday.

READ MORE:Chibok Kidnap: 17 parents of abducted girls are dead - CAN

Boko Haram  on April 14th 2014 broke into the dormitories of a high school in Chibok and abducted 276 girls.

Gender activists and civil society groups organised series of protests to demand the release of the girls, and on social media, the #BringBackOurGirls hashtag was used to pressurised security and government officials to rescue the girls.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos