The first lady of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari in Abuja on Thursday unveiled her new campaign against the abduction of young girls tagged “Leave Our Daughters Alone”.
The wife of the President made this public while speaking at an event at the National Center for Women Development, Abuja to mark the International Womens Day 2018. She observed that this year’s International Women’s Day was being marked amid the sad incidence of the recent abduction of school girls at the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State.
Aisha Buhari described the campaign as a strong call for the end of abductions,
She asked the media to own the campaign and spread the message. She also urged governors’ wives to propagate it in their various states.
“The message must echo through all corners of Nigeria and be on everyone’s lips. Leave our daughters alone, leave our daughters alone, leave our daughters alone.
“As a mother, I share the sorrow and agony of the parents at this time, it is my sincere hope that efforts by government will soon lead to their release.” she said.