A Christian group known as Students Christian Movement (SCM) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to ensure the immediate release of the Dapchi Christian girl, Leah Sharibu, from the custody of Book Haram terrorists.
The out-gone President of SCM, Rev. Eric Ighalo, and the newly-elected president, Evang. Oguazi Onyemobi, made this demand at the weekend while addressing journalists at a joint press conference in Enugu to mark the end of their 30th biennial conference.
“We appeal to the president, entire government for the release of the remaining Chibok girls, and during the conference we stood to give a standing ovation for the courage of Leah Sharibu.” they said.
“She is still in captivity up till now, but we salute as a movement the courage, the tenacity, the hope of Leah Sharibu.
“And we are hoping that government will do everything in her powers to release her because she is still being held only on account of her refusal to renounce her faith.”
SCM also decried the killing of Christians and destruction of Christian villages in Plateau, Benue, Taraba states and other parts of the country, and urged the Federal Government to protect the people.
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