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Nigeria: Jonathan Inaugurates C'ttee On Chibok Schoolgirls

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Hundreds of girls kidnapped from Nigeria school

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday inaugurated the Presidential Committee on the Rescue of the Abducted Schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.

One of the mothers of the missing Chibok school girls wipes her tears as she cries during a rally by civil society groups pressing for the release of the girls in Abuja on May 6, 2014, ahead of World Economic Forum. Members of civil society groups marched through the streets of Abuja and to the Nigerian defence headquarters. AFP

The list:

(i) Brig. General Ibrahim Sabo (rtd.), Chairman.

(ii) Mr. Femi Falana (SAN ), member.

(iii) Hajia Hawa Ibrahim, member

(iv) Hajia Fatima Kwaku, member.

(v) Two representatives of National Council of Women Societies, NCWS, member.

(vi) Two representatives of All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools, ANCOPSS, one whom shall be a female, members.

(vii) Two representatives of Parents Teachers Association, members.

(viii) Two representatives of the Nigeria Police, members.

(ix) Two representatives of the Department of State Services, members.

(x) Two representatives of the Nigerian Army, members.

(xi) Two representatives of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, members.

(xii) One representative of the Federal Ministry of Information (who shall be the Committees' spokesperson), member.

(xiii) One representative of the Federal Ministry of Justice, member.

(xiv) Three representatives of Borno State Government (two of whom, preferably, shall be women), members.

(xv) One representative of the United Nations, member.

(xvi) One representative of ECOWAS (who shall be a woman), member

(xvii) Permanent Secretary (Special Services Office) OSGF, Secretary.

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