ACF hails, tasks Buhari on remaining Chibok girls


Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the military on the return of 106 kidnapped Dapchi girls, while it urges government to ensure return of the remaining Chibok girls.
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Usman Ibrahim lauded the relentless effort of President Muhammadu Buhari in securing the release of the female students abducted from their school in Dapchi, Yobe state.
ACF, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, stated that the release of the abducted Dapchi girls was a welcome and reassuring development.
It, however, called for medical and psychological treatment for the girls to enable them to blend back into the society without trauma.
The statement read in part: “ACF commends the federal government for its commitment and determination to rescue and release the Dapchi girls.
The release of the Dapchi girls has certainly gladdened the hearts of the affected parents, relations, the Yobe state government and other Nigerians.
ACF urges the federal government to immediately provide necessary medical facilities and other psychological therapy for the traumatised girls and also unite them with their parents.
“ACF also commends the efforts of the military and other security agencies for their professionalism in collaboration with other international humanitarian organisations to secure the release of the Dapchi girls.
“ACF equally calls on the military and other security agencies to sustain this synergy and fast track the search and rescue of the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped four years ago that are still in captivity.
“ACF wishes to appeal to the intelligence community and the security agencies to do everything humanly possible to avoid a repeat of such ugly incidences.
” On his part, Ibrahim said the President’s efforts that ensured freedom for the girls was commendable.
“The release of the Dapchi girls is an indication that the president is always capable of handling the security situation of the country.
Nigerian security agencies need to be proactive to forestall reoccurrence of the kidnapping of our girls,” he said.
He commiserated with the parents of the girls, the government and people of Yobe state, and prayed that “such never happened again.
” According to him, “security is a collective responsibility of all and sundry by providing necessary information to the security agencies for proper action to be taken.


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