It's now June. Protests in Nigeria and in several parts of the world still go on for the rescue of the Chibok school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram on the 14th of April 2014; 4 more have escaped but the remaining terrified girls are yet to be rescued. It's not just about the girls; the bombings and the killing of innocent people are going as well. Recently, 9 people were killed in a church in Borno by the terrorists and it's been reported that some of the kidnapped girls have fallen ill due to malnutrition. But what are the options will be used to get them back since force cannot be used and how long is this nightmare going to continue? Of course, force cannot be used- it would surely endanger the girls but what is going to be done??? That is the question surely on the minds of the grieving parents and everybody campaigning for their release.
Every day we keep our eyes and ears peeled out for good news but news remain bad; the girls are still out there, more bombings and killings and now, the police has banned protests in the capital.
Police have banned #bringbackourgirls protests in Nigeria http://t.co/95VnRpEAqp pic.twitter.com/aa9jlgFrn3
— NowThis News (@nowthisnews) June 3, 2014
The demonstrations, it was explained, are becoming a security threat to the capital's citizens. Apparently, anyone could just easily blend into the protesters and set off bombs. Point taken but at the same time, the FCT police cannot expect the protesters to just take it like that and they aren't since they are taking it to court on the grounds the ban is illegal.
Whatever methods that will be adopted for rescuing the girls and put an end to Boko Haram at long last, the prayers continue. As for them, we all plead in the name of God... and Humanity.