The Abuja #BringBackOurGirls Movement will march to the Presidential Villa today (Thursday) to interface with the Presidency on the ongoing efforts to rescue more than 200 girls of Chibok Government Secondary School in Borno State, abducted by Boko Hara over a month ago.
The protest march to the Presidential Villa, according to the Coordinator, Hadiza Bala Usman, is in continuation of the Movement’s engagement with citizens over the need for the authorities concerned to take the lead in safely rescuing the schoolgirls still in custody of Boko Haram.
Bala Usman, states “Therefore, as the President and Chief Security Officer of the country, this movement deemed it necessary to take its cry and demand to His Excellency, President Goodluck
“Those intended to participate in the protest are to convene by 2:30pm at the usual venue of the #BringBackOurGirls village square meetings, Unity Fountain, adjacent to Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Maitama, from where the march will commence at 3:00 pm.
+The Thursday peaceful demonstration is sequel to similar such engagements such as those we’ve had with the National Assembly, the National Security Adviser, the Defence Headquarters, and the Borno State Governor.
“Leaders of this movement have also had a fruitful exchange with the National Security Adviser.
“It is the wish of this movement that this engagement will catalyse positive action towards quick rescue of our abducted girls.
“Members of the public who share the passion and mission of this movement are hereby invited to join the march.