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Dapchi Girls Release: ACF Commends, Tasks FG On Remaining Chibok Girls



The apex northern sociocultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has commended the Federal government over the release of the Dapchi secondary school girls.

ACF equally calls on the military and other security agencies to sustain this synergy and fast track the search and rescue of the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped four years ago that are still in captivity.

A statement issued on Wednesday and signed by the forums national publicity secretary Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, said, “the good news from the Federal Government that the kidnapped female students of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State that were abducted early this year by some Boko Haram terrorists have been released by their abductors is a welcome and reassuring development.

“ACF therefore commends the Federal Government for its commitment and determination to the rescue and release of the Dapchi girls. The release of the Dapchi girls has certainly gladdened the hearts of the affected parents, relations, the Yobe State government and other Nigerians.

“ACF therefore urges the Federal Government to immediately provide necessary medical facilities and other psychological therapy for the traumatized girls and also unite them with their parents.

“ACF also commends the efforts of the Military and other security agencies for their professionalism in collaboration with other international humanitarian organizations to secure the release of the Dapchi girls”.

ACF also appealed to the intelligence community and the security agencies to do everything humanly possible to avoid a repeat of such ugly incidences.