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#BringBackOurGirls Campaigners To Meet Buhari July 8

Posted: Jun 30, 2015 at 7:18 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Proponents of the #BringBackOurGirls (#BBOG) campaign launched to press for the release of 219 girls abducted over one year ago by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State have picked a date with Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari.

They are to meet the president in Abuja on Wednesday July 8. This was announced by former minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, a prominent conveners of the #BBOG campaign through her twitter handle on Tuesday.

In a tweet at 17.46pm (5.46pm), Ezekwesili wrote, “Nigeria have received confirmation of schedule of our meeting with on OUR #ChibokGirls for July 8th 2015 at 12 noon.”

Details on what they would be taking to the president are not known yet.