Group Fears Abducted Chibok Girls May Be Used As Female Suicide BombersFeatured, Latest News, News From The State Friday, August 1st, 2014
Agabus Pwanagba, Jos
Not happy with the spate of teenage female suicide bombers in the north, a group named Centre for the Advocacy of Justice and Rights has expressed worries that the abducted Chibok girls may be those who are being used as female bombers.
As a result, the group appealed to the security agencies to checkmate the new trends suicide bombings by by teenage girls.
The Centre in a press statement, signed by its Programme Officer, Pwakim Choji, and made available to African Examiner in Jos on Thursday, urged the citizenry to cooperate with security agencies in curbing insurgency in the country.
“Our greatest fear is that, we hope it is not the Chibok girls that are being brain washed by their captors to commit such acts and if our fears are true, then it is already a national tragedy as many of these girls are yet to be accounted for.
“As criminality has become a reoccurring affairs within the country, it makes it complicated that bombings which is on the spot light at the moment due to its occurrence and casualty rate is seemingly taking a new dimension as young girls are now the suspected bombers.
“We want to call on the attention of government and its security agencies to deeply look into the wave of such criminality with the view of nipping it in the bud as the citizens cannot continue to live in extreme fear especially of the unknown like sheep without a responsible shepherd.” the statement stated.
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