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Buhari: President meets parents of abducted schoolgirls in Dapchi

Buhari meets parents of abducted schoolgirls in Dapchi

The president arrived in Dapchi to receive more situation report on abducted girls and speak with affected parents.

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Dapchi, Yobe State to meet with parents of the schoolgirls that were recently abducted by Boko Haram terrorists during his visit to the state on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

The president arrived in Dapchi after presiding over a town hall meeting with government officials, traditional rulers, and community leaders in Damaturu, the state capital.

Details later.

Dapchi abduction

Boko Haram militants invaded Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School in Dapchi, Bursari local government area of Yobe on Monday, February 19, 2018, and abducted 110 schoolgirls.

According to accounts by residents, the terrorists invaded the town around 7 pm in over 18 gun trucks mounted with high caliber weapons.

The abduction was a repeat of another Boko Haram attack that happened when militants invaded Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok and kidnapped 276 female students in April 2014.

After several escapes and releases, 112 of the girls remain in captivity of the deadly terrorist group.

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