NAF 913 aircraft
NAF 913 aircraft

The bring back our girls co-convener, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, and three other members of the civil advocacy group have taken off with minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, on the trip to Sambisa forest, Concise News gathers.

They search party took off aboard airforce aircraft at around 9:15am.

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The BBOG group, however, expressed surprise that the other expected members of the search party were not on board.


According to a letter signed by Lai Mohammed and addressed to BBOG, other members expected to be in the two-day tour are:

1. Stanley Nwosu FRCN
2. Fred Ayo NTA
3. Anthony Forson NTA
4. Solomon Chung VON
5. Ariyo Obagbemile FMIC Photographer
6. Amaka okafor Channels TV
7. Kabiru Owoyomi Channels TV
8. Felix Onuah Reuters
9. Rotimi Jikanmi NAN
10. Ola Awoniyi AFP
11. Seun The Nation
12. Samson Adeleke CCTV (To syndicate video to international broadcasters)
13. Sola Fabiyi Punch
14. Joseph Mutah CPS

It is not immediately clear why the other members were left out. We would keep you updated.

Update: Minsister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed and BBOG touch down safely in Yola enroute Sambisa forest.

BBOG Touchdown In Yola
BBOG Touchdown In Yola