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#BringBackOurGirls to march on Aso Villa next week

By Omeiza Ajayi
ABUJA – The Bring Back Our Girls BBOG advocacy movement has announced of its plan to commence a series of marches on the presidential villa to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to act fast in rescuing the abducted Chibok girls.

Following the recent release of a proof of life video by the Boko Haram terrorist group, the BBOG had indicated its desire to embark on a series of strategic engagements to compel the federal government to “decide and act now”.

The #BBOG will also also focus on issues regarding the humanitarian crisis in the North East, corruption in the disbursement of relief materials to IDPs, and the arms deal saga.

In a brief statement released Thursday in Abuja and jointly signed by its leaders, Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu, the #BBOG announced her “decision to embark on a series of activities to compel decisive action from our government and the global community”.

According to the movement, “activities will commence on Monday, 22nd August 2016. They will include several marches to the Presidency, media interactions, and engagements with critical stakeholders such as Governments, International Organizations, Statesmen and Influencers.

“Critical areas to be covered during this period of engagement are our #ChibokGirls, the humanitarian crisis in the North East, corruption in the disbursement of relief materials to IDPs, and the arms deal saga.

“We call on all citizens, within Nigeria and across the world, to join us on these engagements”.

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