Chibok Girls Rescue: Nigeria Ignores Australia’s Offer To Deploy Troops
June 4th, 2014 – Chibok Girls Rescue: Nigeria Ignores Australia’s Offer To Deploy Special Forces
Australian FG has reached out to Nigeria to offer help in rescuing the abducted secondary school girls in Chibok but no response has been received yet.
This is what Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop told Sky News recently:
“Australian troops, the SAS, are always on standby for contingencies. We have made an offer to the Nigerian government to provide whatever support they need to release the girls. We’ve made a specific offer to our UK and US allies … that we are ready to assist in whatever way we can.
“We have not had a response from the Nigerian government. They’ve thanked us for our willingness to be involved in trying to rescue the girls but we haven’t had any specific acceptance of the offers that we’ve made.”
“The Greens want to see the schoolgirls in Nigeria rescued. It is shocking to think all those young women have been dragged away and we don’t know the circumstances in which they find themselves but I think the PM needs to inform Australia fully as to what Australia would be getting into if we sent troops into Africa.”
After several weeks of US and Canada’s involvement, the kidnapped school girls are yet to be rescued from the dreaded terrorists.