ABUJA, NIGERIA – AUGUST 22: Nigeria’s Former Education Minister Oby Ezekwesili speaks to the media during a protest under ”Bring back our girls” campaign for the missing Nigerian girls in Abuja, Nigeria on August 22, 2014. On April 14, Boko Haram militants abducted dozens of schoolgirls in Chibok town of Borno. Only about 54 of the girls have returned, while authorities say about 219 remain missing. Mac John Akende/Anadolu Agency
Former Nigerian Education Minister and Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division (2nd L) Obiageli Ezekwesilieze speaks as she leads a march of Nigeria women and mothers of the kidnapped girls of Chibok, calling for their freedom in Abuja on April 30, 2014. Nigerian protesters marched on parliament today to demand the government and military do more to rescue scores of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists more than two weeks ago. Dubbed “a million woman march” and promoted on Twitter under #BringBackOurGirls, the protest was not expected to draw a massive crowd and turn-out was hindered by heavy rain in the capital Abuja. But several hundred women and men, mostly dressed in red, marched through the rain towards the National Assembly carrying placards that read “Find Our Daughters.” AFP PHOTO / PHILIP OJISUAPHILIP OJISUA/AFP/Getty Images
According to the DPO, Asokoro Police Station, CSP, Grace Longe said the protesters cannot be allowed to access the villa for security reasons.
Members of the group led by former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, are holding a rally to mark the second anniversary of the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from their school hostel in Government Girls College, Chibok town, Borno State.
The girls were abducted on 14 th April, 2014.
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