Abducted Schoolgirls: Patience Jonathan To Lead Protest To Chibok
The wife of Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience, has promised to stage a protest match to Chibok in Borno State, if the abducted schoolgirls are not released.
The first lady made this statement in Abuja on Friday after a meeting with governors’ and ministers’ wives, female senators, commissioners and more than 200 women from various groups at the State House in Abuja.
It was gathered that the aim of the meeting was to seek the actual where-about of the over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped weeks ago in a Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State.
According to Mrs Jonathan, a committee will be inaugurated soon to include wives of all relevant stakeholders at a meeting scheduled for May 4.
She said that refusal of any of such relevant stakeholders to be contacted for the meeting would also lead to a mass protest.
The First Lady also stated that the first ladies of Cameroun, Chad, Niger and other countries had offered assistance on the abducted schoolgirls.
* First Lady, Patience Jonathan has promised to lead protest to Chibok, Borno State over the abducted schoolgirls
Head of WAEC, National Office, Charles Eguridu, announced the number of students enrolled for the examination in the school.
Eguridu said that a total of 530 students made up of 395 girls and 135 boys registered in the Government Girls School in Chibok.
She revealed that the school has been converted to a mixed school because of the tragic incident.
Some of the women who spoke at the meeting included Mrs Yemisi Suswan, Sen. Nenadi Usman and Prof. Sarah Jibril.
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