By Teryima Andrew
Women groups in Plateau state, “Christian women on the Plateau state for peace and security” has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to keep to his wards and facilitate the release of Leah Sharibu, the 14 year old school girl who was abducted among 110 in Dapchi and the rest of the 112 abducted Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity.
Leader of the group Joy Machunga stated this Wednesday in Jos, at the Plateau state house of assembly complex, during a peaceful protest calling for the release of Leah and the remaining 112 Chiok girls abducted 1444 days ago by Boko Haram.
The group call on President Buhari to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu with out harm.
“We call on President Buhari to do all within his presidential power and competence, including working with other governments, to bring back the112 remaining chibok girls and Leah.”
Mrs. Machunga who read the text jointly signed by a Jos base renounced preacher Esther Ibanga, before the speaker of the Plateau state assembly Peter Azi, informed that President Buhari have not live to his campaign promises.
“We Christian women on the Plateau wish to remind the President ad Commander I chief of the Nigeria Armed forces of his promises to all Nigerians during his 2015 inauguration speech in which he claimed to belong to nobody, and to every body.”
The women group said the present administration in Nigeria has failed in it primary responsibility of protecting lives and property.
“We also mourn for voiceless persons like Leah who are victims of a system that has failed to secure their fundamental human right, freedom to free life, worship, education and other inalienable rights.”
The group revealed that ten states in Nigeria are undersieged by herdsmen terrorists.
The group named the states under siege by herdsmen to includ Adamawa, Benue, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Taraba, Enugu, Rivers, Ondo, Ekiti and Lagos states.
It lamented that 61 communities from four local government areas of Plateau state have been ransacked, and it original inhabitants displaced.
Addressing the women, Speaker of the Plateau state assembly Peter Azi APC, member representing Jos north West assured that the legislature will transmit the letter of the women to the higher authority.
Mr Azi said the present legislators in the state have placed priority on developmental laws that could bring about Harmony and peaceful coexistence.
“We share in your pains, your struggle will not be in vain, we shall support your cause.” We shall ensure that we transmit your request to the appropriate authority. Mr Azi said.
The women group in a large number including tinage girls, carried placards with the following inscriptions.
“Mr President, where is Leah” Release the remaining 112 Chibok girls.” Bring back Leah and the Chibok girls.”we need security and peace in Plateau state. “Leah should be release without further delay.” The women wrote on placards