Friday, May 17, 2024

Set up special military taskforce to rescue Chibok girls – Edwin Clark to Tinubu


An elder statesman and chief of the Ijaw nation, Edwin Clark, has suggested President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to arrange a taskforce to rescue the schoolgirls kidnapped from Chibok, Borno State, and others in captivity.

Talking at a information convention in Abuja on Monday to commemorate the tenth 12 months anniversary of the women’ abduction, Clark asserted that the taskforce ought to coordinate the rescue operation with braveness.

He berated previous administrations for not having the ability to rescue the women and others in captivity, stressing that Tinubu ought to be daring sufficient and guarantee no stone was left unturned in rescuing the women and create a legacy for his administration.

Clark stated about 90 of the women are nonetheless in captivity and the nation can not forgo their nationals in such a way.

He stated: “Tinubu ought to appoint a particular taskforce with courageous troopers, competent, clear and never nepotic.

“It seems to a few of us that President Tinubu’s authorities will not be severe within the effort to rescue the remaining Chibok ladies.

“About 90 of them are nonetheless lacking after 10 years. This ought to be a supply of fear and concern to any authorities of a severe nation.”

He recalled how the US of America, rescued its citizen, Mr Philip Walton, who was taken hostage between Niger Republic and Nigeria boundary in October 2020 in such a weird method, noting that Nigeria has what it takes to create a historical past of such a feat.

”The then President of the US, Mr. Donald Trump, adopted the matter to its conclusion. When Mr. Philip was rescued, President Trump was so excited {that a} citizen of his nation held hostage had been rescued and described the motion as ‘large win for our very elite US Particular Forces.’”

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