We must never abandon Leah Sharibu, others

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev Dr Alfred Adewale Martins, has urged the federal government to secure the release of Leah Sharibu who was abducted by Boko Haram in 2018.

He said the failure of the government to secure Leah’s release, coupled with the recent increase in cases of kidnapping and armed banditry across the country, the very recent being the abduction of over 40 students of a boys’ secondary school in Niger State and four of their teachers, is regrettable in view of the enormous financial and material resources being expended to fight the insurgency and insecurity in the country.

In a release signed by the Director of Social Communications, Rev Fr Anthony Godonu, Archbishop Martins insisted that government owes the family of Leah Sharibu and all Nigerians the duty to not only secure her release and those of other abducted students but also to put an end to all forms of insecurity.

The statement…

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