US and Nigerian Vice Presidents Discussed Leah Sharibu and Other Missing Girls | Persecution

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US and Nigerian Vice Presidents Discussed Leah Sharibu and Other Missing Girls

07/01/2019 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – During his recent trip to the United States, Vice president Yemi Osinbajo (VP Osinbajo) of Nigeria, assured Vice President Pence (VP Pence) that the government in Nigeria is doing all it can to rescue Leah Sharibu and the other girls that are still in Boko Haram captivity. He told VP Pence that contrary to media reports, President Buhari, who is a Muslim, did not leave Leah in Boko Haram captivity because of her Christian faith.

What this does mean though, is that if President Buhari did try to gain Leah’s freedom, he and the Nigerian Government failed. They need to ask for help in order to gain the young girls freedom, along with more than 110 of the Chibok girls who are still missing. Without, being prompted, VP Pence did offer to give the aid necessary to secure Leah’s release and any of the other girls that the United States could help with. Hopefully, the promise of aid will be true and will end with many of these young ladies being freed.

Leah Sharibu has been in captivity since February 2018. She as the only living girl, among the 110 taken from her school that was not later released, specifically for her faith. Please continue to pray for Leah, her family, and all of those still missing from Chibok. We hope to see them freed soon.

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