Posted on: August 11th, 2014 by Administrator No Comments

FORMER Education Minister, Vice President of the World Bank and Co- Founder of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Oby Ezekwesili, picked holes in comments that her campaign to rescue the over 200 Chibok school girls, who were abducted 100 days ago by Boko Haram insurgents is political.

Speaking on BBC interview programme, Hardtalk, she said she was driven by inertia on the part of government to take decisive action to rescue the girls.Noting that her campaign has called local and global attention to the plight of the girls, Ezekwesili said there was need for Nigerians to react decisively as a people to rescue the girls.

Asked if her campaign was not political and amounted to psychological terrorism, the former minister said she was surprised that the presidency spoke that kind of language because “we have never been political” and people in the campaign are mothers and people who are genuinely aggrieved that the girls were abducted.

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