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FG Won’t Fall For Antics Of Fraudsters On Release Of Chibok Girls – Buhari

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Posted: Jun 4, 2016 at 4:34 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday in Abuja that while the rescue and safe return of the remaining Chibok girls remained a top priority of his administration, he would not fall for the antics of fraudsters who have been asking the Federal Government for money to negotiate the release of the girls. President Buhari, who stated this when he received Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, the Primate and Archbishop of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) at the State House, said that his administration would continue to insist on a thorough authentication  of the identities and bona fides of any persons or groups claiming to have custody of the girls before entering into negotiations with them.

The President, however, assured the Anglican Bishops of his steadfast  commitment to the rescue of the Chibok girls, saying that their safe return would be one of his greatest fulfilments in office as President. President Buhari also assured the clerics that the Federal Government would give maximum attention to the clean-up of Ogoniland which was launched on Thursday. ‘‘We inherited the United Nations Environmental Project report from the previous administration. “We decided it needed urgent attention, in spite of the economic crunch because of our concern for the welfare and environmental comfort of the people of Ogoniland,’’ he said.

Earlier in his remarks, the Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, pledged the support of the church in helping the Federal Government to achieve its objectives of improving security and the welfare of Nigerians.