The parents of abducted Chibok schoolgirls have condemned the All Progressives Congress for using the abduction of their daughters as campaign tool to clinch power but never did enough to free them from Boko Haram’s captivity.
Speaking to journalists in Maiduguri on Monday, spokesman for parents of the abducted schoolgirls, Mr Ayuba Alamson, said it was unfortunate that the APC benefitted from their travails, but had not done enough to dry their tears.
He said it was a well known fact that the circumstances surrounding the abduction of the schoolgirls on April 14, 2014 from their school in Chibok Secondary School was the major reason many Nigerians opted for change and chose the APC over the Peoples Democratic Party.
He, however, attributed the inability to rescue the girls at the early stage of their abduction to the unserious attitude of the then administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, which never believed the kidnap story until two weeks after the girls’ abduction. Read more