Abducted Girls Must Be Found, Jonathan Tells Shettima



The meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on the schoolgirls abducted in Chibok ended in the early hours of Sunday with a presidential directive that all the missing schoolgirls must be recovered alive.

Shettima attended the meeting at the Presidential Villa alongside his deputy, his Chief of Staff, the state Commissioner for Education, Mr. Musa Kubo, the chairman of the local government, the State Commissioner of Police, the Divisional Police Officer and the Principal of the school, Asabe Kwabura among others.

On the President’s side were Vice President Namadi Sambo; President of the Senate, David Mark; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius, security chiefs and some other top presidential aides.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, told State House correspondents that the clear instruction from the President to those who attended the meeting was that the schoolgirls should be recovered without any further delay.

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