The Federal Government on Wednesday debunked rumours making the rounds that the over 200 missing school girls kidnapped by members of Islamic sect, Boko Haram have been killed.
The Coordinator of National Information Centre (NIC), Mr Mike Omeri, who stated this during a security briefing today in Abuja, maintained that all hope on rescuing the girls alive is not lost yet.
He therefore urged Nigerians to be hopeful as recovery of the captured towns and villages by Boko Haram were still ongoing by the Nigerian Troops, urging people to disregard speculations.He said; “The search for Chibok girls continues and that is why even with capture of Bama and the rest, security and military have never relent, and until it is concluded, we cannot begins to believe speculation.
“I think the one year anniversary is next week, and we hope to give a comprehensive report on what we know so far, and how far the searching has gone.
“So, the assurance I will give you, is that everywhere is being combed and whatever element we found will be revealed to appropriate authority and nobody is going to keep anything secret.”