Chibok Community Commends Govt As Murtala Foundation Expresses Commitment To Facilitate Rebuilding Of Chibok School
The Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) on Tuesday assured the Chibok community in Borno, of its commitment to facilitate the rebuilding of the Chibok Girls Secondary School.
The Foundation’s Chief Executive, Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, disclosed this in Chibok while addressing parents of the missing girls at a forum organised ahead of the second anniversary of the abduction.
“Rebuilding this school will be a symbol that your community remains resilient in the face of this adversity.
“We have to bring back our girls and we have to bring back our schools,” Muhammed-Oyebode said.
She observed that with the gradual return to normalcy, it was important that the younger ones resumed school as soon as possible.
In his remark, Chairman of the Chibok Community, Mr Yakubu Nkeki, lauded the association and all Nigerians for the show of solidarity to the people of Chibok.
Nkeki also commended government for the enhanced security in Chibok and other parts of the North-East, adding that it was a relief that Chibok was never allowed to be occupied by the insurgents.
“Despite what happened to us, we are grateful to the government because our community was never occupied by Boko Haram,” Nkeki said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that over 200 girls were kidnapped by the Boko Haram insurgents from the Chibok Girls Secondary School on April 14, 2014. (NAN)