President Buhari Storms Out from Meeting with BBOG

 

President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly on Thursday stormed out of his meeting with parents of the abducted Chibok girls and the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement.

The group disclosed after meeting with the president.

Earlier, there was drama when the parents and the group were told that the President would not meet with them but they insisted on seeing the President, who had promised, on July 8, to rescue the abducted schoolgirls.

The President had sent Aisha Alhassan (Mama Taraba), Minister of Women Affairs, as his representative but Alhassan was said to have lambasted the protesters for not giving the government prior notice of their coming..

Earlier, members of the group met by a government team comprising the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Al-Hassan; Minister of Defense, Monsur Dan-Ali; National Security Adviser, Mohammed Monguno; and the Chief of Defense Staff, Abayomi Olonishakin.

A spokesperson for the BBOG and former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, said they had earlier met with the President on July 8, and that they were at the Villa to discuss the promises he made to them.

President Buhari had later arrived at the Banquet Hall at the Presidential Villa, for a meeting with the Bring Back Our Girls group, after the group hadb insisted it was not leaving the Villa without meeting with President

Buhari was accompanied by several other top officials, including the chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai.

News reporters were asked to leave as “sensitive issues” would be discussed at the meeting.

It could not be ascertained as time of filing this report why the President stormed out from the meeting.

 

Author: News Editor

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