PHOTOS: Govt. Delegation In Dapchi Over School Girls Abduction
Nigerians still do not have reliable information about the abducted school girls in Yobe State.
The get this information Nigerians are waiting for, the Federal Government of Nigeria has officially started its investigation into the abduction of some girls from a secondary school in Dapchi, Yobe State.
A Nigerian government's delegation sent to the state after unconfirmed number of girls were abducted by members of Boko Haram have arrived in the community.
The delegation is led by the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Lai Mohammed.
Some of their objectives are to find out the number of girls abducted, speak with the state government on the issue and then meet with the parents and guidance of the girls taken from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi some days ago.
A statement from the presidency said the Federal Government was fully supporting and collaborating with the Government of Yobe State, as efforts are on to rescue the abducted girls.
Officials of the Nigerian Army are also on ground to ensure the safe return of all the girls yet to be accounted for, the statement said.
Boko Haram terrorists took some girls away after stealing food stuffs from the store of the Government Girls Technical College in Dapchi. Initially security agencies said no girl was taken.
Two days after the attack, the state government released a statement claiming that the girls have been rescued by the Nigerian Army, but that turned out to be false.
The Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, visited the community on Thursday, with parents and guidance looking forward to seeing their children, but were shocked when the Governor told them to continue in faith and be hopeful.
The government has not released any information about the number of the girls taken and it is hoped that the delegation's visit would give birth to the figures.