President Buhari pledge the release of the remaining chibok girls

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The President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, released the statement in Abuja on Tuesday, Buhari made the pledge on Monday in Katowice, Poland, during a bilateral meeting with the Swiss President Alain Berset, on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference, COP24.

The Presidential aide said Buhari had spent the whole day at the International Conference Centre, Katowice, where he delivered his national address at the opening of the 12-day meeting of COP24.

Malam Garba Shehu said the president met with several world leaders and visited the impressive Nigerian pavilion at the climate summit.

In his meeting with the Swiss President, PMB thanked the Swiss Confederation for its efforts and important role as intermediaries to secure the release of some Chibok girls.

PMB assured that his ‘key priority’ is the issue of the remaining kidnapped girls and other abducted persons.

In the statement, President Buhari and his Swiss counterpart discussed joint strategies to ensure the safe return of the girls, building on the past successes of securing the release of some of the Chibok girls and other abducted persons in the North Eastern part of Nigeria.

The President also welcomed the Swiss President’s commitment to continue providing humanitarian assistance to Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria and to ensure the safe release of the abducted school girls.

PMB in his word said; “We will continue to make the safe release of the remaining Chibok girls a priority and will welcome any kind of support from any quarters to make this happen, ”


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