Fifty-four girls have been identified by parents and guardians of abducted schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, North-East Nigeria.
Governor Kashim Shettima told ‘bring back our girls’ protesters that the girls were identified by their parents in a video released on Monday by members of the Boko Haram sect.
The Governor told the protesters at the Borno Government Lodge in Abuja that efforts were ongoing to identify more of the girls.
He also announced that trauma counselling would be provided for the girls who escaped from their captors.
Nigerians asking the Government to rescue the abducted schoolgirls in Chibok, on Tuesday took their protest to the Borno State Governor after a march through the streets of Asokoro.
Led by former Education Minister, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, they told the Governor the purpose of the visit and in an interactive manner, members of the ‘bring back our girls’ group sought explanation on some issues.
Governor Kashim Shettima assured them of his efforts to rescue the girls.
As the campaign for the safe return of the abducted girls continues, members of the group promised to push for concrete efforts to rescue the abducted girls.