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FOR FAILING TO RESCUE THEM FROM CAPTIVITY! 112 Chibok schoolgirls sues FG

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FOR FAILING TO RESCUE THEM FROM CAPTIVITY! 112 Chibok schoolgirls sues FG

The remaining 112 abducted Chibok girls still being held by the Boko Haram insurgents have sued the Federal Government for allegedly failing to rescue them from the terrorists’ captivity since April 2014.

Joined as a defendant in the suit is the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami.

Their lead counsel, Mrs. Funmi Falana and other lawyers of the Falana & Falana Law firm, had on behalf of the girls, filed the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/913/2018, before the Federal High Court in Abuja, on September 10, 2018.

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The fundamental human rights enforcement suit sought, among others, an order of court mandating the Federal Government to rescue the girls.

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The suit which did not pray for any monetary damages or compensation also sought an order compelling the government to file a monthly report in the registry of the court on the efforts being made to free the girls.

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While the names of the 112 girls were listed as the applicants, the Federal Government and the AGF were named as the respondents.

Mrs. Oby Ezenkwesili, a leader of the Bring Back Our Girls, deposed to the affidavits filed in support of the suit.

The BBOG is a group that has been championing the campaign for the rescue of the Chibok girls who were originally 276 when they were abducted on April 14, 2014.

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