Chibok Parents Mark 4th Anniversary Of Schoolgirls Abduction

At least 1000 children in Nigeria abducted by militant group since 2013: UNICEF

Over 270 were abducted by the terror sect when its men invaded the school on the night of April 14 2014.

Hannatu Daudu, whose daughter Saratu, is among the captives told the crowd: "Our only prayer is for our girls to be released and returned to us". It was in Timbuktu that they organised most of the horror we experience today. If they are dead, let us know so we can at least pray for them and then overcome this grief.

"In our operations, we have rescued hundreds of people in Boko Haram captivity, and when we profile them, most are not Chibok girls".

The militants regularly took youngsters to spread fear and show power, the agency said on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the abduction of 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok, a case that triggered global outrage.

In October 2016, Nigerian officials announce the release of 21 of the girls following talks between the government and Boko Haram, brokered by Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The government also said no such information was provided either by the captors of the Chibok girls or the worldwide intercessors who are working with it.

The presidency has said that it is unaware of claims by a journalist, Ahmed Salkida, that only 15 out of the remaining Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity are still alive.

President Buhari pledged that as long as he remains the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces the Chibok girls will never be forgotten and all will be done to have them reunited with their families.

The former military ruler has repeatedly claimed Boko Haram was virtually defeated but while there have been clear army gains, security threats remain.

The leader of one of Boko Haram's factions, Abubakar Shekau, speaks in front of guards in an unknown location in Nigeria in this still image taken from an undated video obtained on January 15, 2018.

The Nigerian jihadist group's uprising was fueled largely through the group's systematic campaign of abducting children and forcing thousands of girls and boys into their ranks, according to a report issued in April 2017 by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

"Don't give up hope of seeing our daughters back home again".

Some Dapchi parents were in Chibok on Saturday in a show of solidarity.

Buhari however admitted that they may be some delay in securing their release following setbacks in talks with the terrorists. We'll continue to persist, and the parents should please not give up. "I don't think anyone should take them seriously; they are not credible".

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