President Muhammadu Buhari has assured parents and relations of the kidnapped Chibok girls that he frequently reflects on the ordeal of the captives in the hands of Boko Haram terrorists and shares the pain of their continued absence from home. As the parents marked the second anniversary of the kidnap of the girls, President Buhari affirmed that as a parent and leader of the country, he understands the torment, frustration and anxiety of the parents and will not spare any effort to ensure the safe return of the girls.
The President, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, believed that with the total commitment of the Federal Government, Nigerian Armed Forces and security agencies, and the support of the international community, the girls will be eventually rescued. He noted that thousands of persons, mostly women and children, who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, have already been rescued and reunited with their families.
He shared the hope of the parents that the Chibok girls will ultimately be rescued and reunited with their families.