The Presidency have expressed concern over the latest clip released by Boko Haram, showing some abducted Nigerians.
The Presidency disclosed that the recent video has hastened plans by the security agencies, especially the secret services, to ensure the freedom of those that have been captured.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu had this to say, “The Presidency has been briefed by the responsible government agency about the disturbing video showing our citizens, the humanitarian aid workers held captive.
”Presidency has been given assurances that contact is being made and the captors are being talked to.
“Besides these aid workers, there are some others about whom this engagement is about-Leah Sharibu, a religious leader and all the others.
“These discussions have been ongoing even before this time and what this latest incident has done is to bring urgency to the efforts that the secret service is making.
“Government is making contacts, in the hope that the captors will see reason to not visit hardship or even harm on these innocent individuals. Government is working.”
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