15 May 2014

Nigeria: Jonathan Visits Chibok 32 Days After Schoolgirls' Abduction

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President Goodluck Jonathan.

Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan will tomorrow visit Chibok, Borno State, where about 270 schoolgirls were abducted 32 days ago.

A source at the Presidential Villa in Abuja confirmed this today.

The source, who spoke to our correspondent under strict condition of anonymity, said the president would leave Abuja for Chibok early tomorrow morning.

He said the president would later leave for France for a security summit.

The president has come under fire for having not visited the area since the girls were abducted.

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