#BringBackOurGirls Campaign Group Reacts To DSS Allegations

The #BringBackOurGirls campaign group, which was setup to facilitate the release of the over 234 abducted female students from Chibok, Borno State, on July 10, 2014, Thursday, reacted to the allegations made by the Department of State Services (DSS), which stated that the group had turned into a franchise. 

 Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili

Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili

According to Vanguard, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili and Hadiza Bala Usman, the group’s coordinators, in a statement, issued in Abuja, refuted the DSS claim and went ahead to accuse security operatives of harassment, vilification, insinuations, as well as threats.

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The coordinators, who insisted that the #Bring Back Our Girls campaign was just a protest group, said: “For over two months, security agencies have harassed and sought to intimidate our movement incessantly. The latest was the statement on Tuesday credited to the Deputy Director of Department of State Services, Mrs. Marilyn Ogar who described the #BringBackOurGirls campaign as a franchise”.Continue reading

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