Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 by Zircon Marine No Comments

With the attention of the world now on the recent mass kidnapping of 230 Nigerian teenage girls, many are asking why it has taken so long for action to be taken. On Wednesday, Nigerian protesters wearing red marched on parliament in Abuja, carrying placards reading ‘find our daughters’.

All were demanding that the government and military do more to rescue the scores of schoolgirls still missing. A global campaign has launched pleading to #BringBackOurGirls.  Many are accusing the military of having no coherent search-and- rescue plan. Pogu Bitrus, leader of Chibok’s elders forum, said it was “unbelievable” that the military, which claims to be working around-the-clock to find the hostages, had not yet tracked down any of the kidnappers.

It is believed that insurgents from a an Islamist group with connections to al-Qaida, Boko Haram, were responsible for abducting the girls from Chibok, Christian-majority area of northern Nigeria nearly two weeks ago…

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