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Nigeria’s kidnapped schoolgirls

Anger grows as authorities report abductions of more girls by suspected Boko Haram members.

A reported 279 schoolgirls are still missing in Nigeria. Three weeks ago they were kidnapped by the armed group Boko Haram, yet authorities seem no closer to rescuing them. Public anger continues to grow, and on Tuesday police reported the abduction of eight more girls. How are Nigerians responding to the security crisis? What more could be done to help the abducted girls and prevent further cases? Join the conversation at 19:30 GMT.

In this episode, we speak to:

Ahmad Zannah Khalifa
Senator, Borno State

Dauda Iliya
Uncle of abducted student

Hadiza Bala Usman
Coordinator, #BringBackOurGirls campaign 

Reuben Abati @abati1990
Presidential Spokesman

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