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Kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls Will Soon Be Freed Says Committee - NAN

The Presidential Fact-Finding Committee on the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls has expressed hope that the missing students will soon be found and re-united with their families.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Spokesman of the committee, Mr Kingsley Osadolor, on Wednesday after closed door meetings between the committee and some heads of security agencies.

The statement said the committee met separately with the Minister of Defence, Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), and the Inspector-General of Police.

It said the defence minister, retired Lt.-Gen. Aliyu Gusau, described as unfortunate the mass kidnap of the schoolgirls and decried the advent of Boko Haram.

"The minister, however, pledged the support of the ministry to the realisation of the committee's objectives.

"He also made useful suggestions, for which the committee chairman expressed gratitude,'' the statement said.

It said the chairman of the committee, retired Gen. Ibrahim Sabo, restated the borderless nature of terrorism, stressing that the NIA had ...

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