Nigerian government intensifies investigation into abducted Dapchi girls

Solomon Chung, Abuja


In just four days, the Nigerian Government has sent a high-powered delegation twice to intensify investigation into the abduction of secondary schools in Dapchi, Yobe State, Northeast Nigeria.

As at Sunday morning, the delegation has already arrived in Damaturu, the state capital to meet with state government officials, Principal of the Govt Science and Technical Girls College in Dapchi, where the girls went missing, security officials and other stakeholders, to get an update on the search for the girls. 

The delegation comprises the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, and the Minister of Interior, Lt. – Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd).

Last week, some 105 secondary school girls were abducted by suspected insurgents in Yobe state.

This is the second time in four days that Federal Government delegation would visit Yobe state over the issue of the missing Dapchi girls.