The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has vehemently told the Federal Government to secure the release of

Onaiyekan to FG: Rescue remaining Chibok girls by any means possible

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The Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has vehemently told the Federal Government to secure the release of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls by any means possible. He said this amidst the release of the 21 Chiboks girls on Thursday through a swap deal

Onaiyekan said, “I do not know the conditions for their release. I do not know if the government released some detained Boko Haram insurgents. But if what it took to release those poor innocent girls was to release Boko Haram terrorists, we should have allowed those criminals to go since. We should not have waited until now.

“I hope that those who are advising the government and speaking on its behalf will realise the gravity and interest this matter has generated everywhere. If Nigerians are asking questions, they know that out there (abroad) they are asking even more questions.

“It is sad that some of these girls have been married off and that some of them have died through air raids but the government has been celebrating the release of the 21 girls and had not been saying anything about the ordeals of those married of

“At least, 150 are still not accounted for, so we have not started. If the release of the 21 girls is a sign that we have started discussing with Boko Haram, then we have just begun and we should continue the discussion until the full story is told.”

Its been over two years since these school girls were kidnapped; apart from the swap system of hostage-release, what would you recommended the Federal Government to do to ensure the release of the remaining Chibok girl still in Boko Haram captivity?

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