United Nations, late Wednesday, face possible sanctions on the Boko Haram sect due to its mass killings since its inception in 2009. Condemning the attacks by the sect, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon via his spokesperson said there is absolutely no justification for the attacks on civilians.
Nigeria has requested a Security Council committee that Boko Haram be added to the black list consisting of 62 known terrorists such as al-Qaeda. The list is subject to asset freezes, travel bans and arms embargo, and which will take effect if there is no objection amongst the 15-member committee.
The U.N. in its effort to support efforts to find the girls, is preparing a “support package” for the girls and their families.