Thursday May 8, 2014, Nigeria's top security chiefs made a surprise visit to Chibok in Borno state and the Government Secondary School in particular where the incident occured.
On board the trip were the National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd), Air Chief Marshal AS Badeh (chief of defence staff), Major Gen. Kenneth Minimah (chief of the army), Rear Admiral Usman Jibrin (chief of the navy) and Air Vice Marshall Adesola Amosu (chief of the air force) and Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar (inspector-general of police).
Defence spokesman, Maj. General Chris Olukolade. Olukolade made this trip public after the security chiefs returned to the federal capital.
Olukolade said that the team was conducted round the school by the Vice Principal Administration, Bulama Modu. They inspected burnt classrooms, dormitories and the laboratory.
When asked how many people were actually abducted, Badeh refused to give details. He said every single life is important to the nation and no effort will be spared in finding the girls. He appealed to the members of the immediate community and the general public to provide security agencies with useful information that will lead to the rescue of the girls.