Leah Sharibu death
The reported death of Leah Sharibu, the only remaining captor of the 101 students of the Girls Science Secondary School, Dapchi, kidnapped by the Boko Haram fighters, was gathered to have been received with shock by President Muhammadu Buhari. Presidency sources told DEZ MAYORZ and news men that the report unsettled the President who had repeatedly promised he would secure the release of Leah Sharibu from the Boko Haram captors.
“Vice president Osibanjo who is a pastor couldn’t save his fellow Christian whereas Buhari saved all the Muslim members abducted. ” – Okoye Chidiebele Flamboyant laments.
The entire presidency was said to be devastated by the report of Leah Sharibu’s death. The president was said to be perturbed about the failed promises.
The President was, however, said to have ordered urgent inquiry to confirm the veracity of the report before making any official statement, our sources said.
DEZ MAYORZ via National Daily learned that one of the Aide workers with a Non-Governmental Organisation, Action Against Hunger, Grace Taku, who was among the victims of Boko Haram kidnap on July 18, had leaked the information in a “proof of life video” on Thursday that Leah alongside one Alice had been killed by the insurgents because of the Federal Government’s inability to “do something”.
Several stakeholders in the Nigerian project have been of the view that the statement represents gross indictment on President Buhari.
The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, had on his Facebook page acknowledged the report and the complaints of the NGO Taku represents in the troubled north east Nigeria; noting that negotiations are still ongoing for the freedom of all in the Boko Haram captivity.
Shehu on his facebook page wrote: “The Presidency has been briefed by the responsible government agency about the disturbing video showing our citizens, the humanitarian aid workers held captive. “The Presidency has been given assurances that contact is being made and the captors are being talked to.