UN Reveals When Chibok Girls Will Be Released
Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education on Friday, expressed optimism that the over 234 school girls that were kidnapped on April 14, 2014, from Chibok, Borno State by the Boko Haram terrorist group will be released before July 22, 2014.
The abducted Chibok girls
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According to Leadership, Brown, who made the revelation in a statement also called on the world to show support for the abducted girls.
“We, of course, hope that the Chibok girls will be released before July 22,” Brown said.
Brown, who is expected to commence his new term as special envoy this month, promised that he will never abandon the girls.
“We are reminding people that we are in the mind-set of a global civil rights struggle,” he said. “Girls’ rights should be taken seriously and they should have the right to be at school free of intimidation and violence. We will mark the 100 days by pledging to rebuild their Chibok school and by calling for international support for safe school across Nigeria.” Continue reading
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