Jonathan Accepts America’s Offer To Help Rescue Kidnapped Girls
May 6, 2014 – Jonathan Accepts America’s Offer To Help Rescue Abducted Girls
Help is on the way for over 200 female students kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists few weeks ago.
On Tuesday, the President of Nigeria agree to a definite offer of help from the US to locate and free the abducted chibok school girls.
Here is a statement released by the Presidency
“The offer from President Barack Obama which was conveyed to President Jonathan by the United States Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry in a telephone conversation which began at 15.30 Hours today, includes the deployment of U.S. security personnel and assets to work with their Nigerian counterparts in the search and rescue operation.”
It added that Mr. Kerry assured President Jonathan of the full commitment of the United States to giving Nigeria the required support and assistance to save the abducted girls and bring the reign of terror unleashed on parts of the country by Boko Haram to an end.
Mr. Jonathan told Mr. Kerry that Nigeria’s security agencies would appreciate the deployment of American counter-insurgency know-how and expertise in support of their efforts.