Saturday, October 13, 2018

Photo: FG Delegation Visits Leah’s Parent

A Federal Government delegation led by the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has visited Mrs Rebbeca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu, the only Christian Dapchi girl still in the custody of the Boko Haram insurgents at Dapchi, Yobe State.

Lai Mohammed who was on Friday  accompanied on the journey by the minister of State Foreign Affairs, Hajiya Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim and the minister of Women Affairs, Aishatu Abubakar re-assured the traumatized mother of the Federal Government’s commitment to rescue her daughter.

According to Lai Mohammed, the Federal Government has employed both formal and informal channels to ensure the safe release of Leah Sharibu and others in captivity of Boko Haram.

“Government is doing everything possible to ensure that Leah Sharibu and the two aid workers are not hurt and they are returned safely to their families.

Alhaji Lai Mohammed  however disclosed that  government can not disclose publicly some of the efforts being made to secure the release of Leah and others, stressing that  “we are appealing to them using both formal and informal channels to spare the lives of this innocent people.