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#BringBackJonathan2015: US Newspaper Blasts Jonathan For Mocking Chibok Girls

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Sept 9, 2014 – #BringBackJonathan2015:  Washington Post Blasts Jonathan For Mocking Chibok Girls Families

President Jonathan’s latest desperate move to occupy Aso Rock for the next 4 years is attracting outrage from the International community.

Read what Washington Post wrote about BringBackJonathan2015 campaign below:

It was the social media campaign of the year. #BringBackOurGirls awoke the world to the ravages of Boko Haram, an al-Qaeda-linked terror group in Nigeria, and the plight of the millions of people who live in the midst of their insurgency. At the heart of the message were hundreds of missing schoolgirls, abducted in April from the remote village of Chibok by Boko Haram fighters, who vowed to make them into slaves.

The #BringBackOurGirls hashtag channeled both sympathy from abroad and local outrage and concern in Nigeria, with many angry at the government of President Goodluck Jonathan for being unable to free the captured women.

But four months later, the girls have yet to be brought back despite the efforts of the Nigerian military as well as U.S. counter-terrorism forces deployed in neighboring Chad. More than 200 girls remain missing in suspected Boko Haram captivity. Others have perished from snakebite, illness and deprivation in the wild.

Boko Haram itself has continued its slaughter this summer, and seized more territory in the country’s restive northeast. Over the weekend, it stormed towns along Nigeria’s border with Cameroon, killing dozens of innocents.

Nigerian forces are now fighting Boko Haram in pitched battles around Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, the main hotbed of Boko Haram’s operations. The U.N. reports that at least 1.5 million people have been displaced by the conflict since Jonathan’s government declared a state of emergency in May.

But the gravity of the moment hasn’t stopped some in Nigeria from appropriating the tragic hashtag for rather cynical purposes. Banners emerged in the capital Abuja over the weekend showing Jonathan alongside a new slogan: #BringBackGoodluck2015. The campaign appears to be the work of supporters of the president, keen for his reelection in presidential polls next February. It’s not clear whether Jonathan has officially endorsed the new hashtag, but its seeming ubiquity suggests that he is not opposed to it.

The group sponsored by Jonathan is not backing down on the controversial campaign, the posters have reached Osun State and some people said they saw it in Lagos state too.

12 Comments

12 Comments

  1. Abosede Alakija

    September 9, 2014 at 8:02 PM

    I use to support dis guy but he has overstepped his boundaries. Dis is a bad idea.
    He will never approve such if his children were among the missing ones

  2. Kooldame

    September 9, 2014 at 8:11 PM

    This is absolute madness,the campaign is more important to them than d girls who are missing n enslaved

  3. Nike

    September 9, 2014 at 9:03 PM

    This shows how insensitive his leadership is. Nigeria is crumbling and all that somebody could think of re-election. It is really pathetic!

  4. Mee

    September 9, 2014 at 9:34 PM

    GEJ is an animal.

    • lukman

      September 9, 2014 at 10:55 PM

      It shall***** with you Jonathan and your family.

  5. Aj

    September 9, 2014 at 11:05 PM

    it cospicuosly clear the kind of leaders we have in ds country, insenstive nd power drunk if u and l refuse to vote them out then we will continue to be ruled by idiot …Lets us standout n shock them ….awon oloo orun dede (stink people )

  6. kunlegz

    September 10, 2014 at 5:47 AM

    Dis is not fair @ GEJ.

  7. white

    September 10, 2014 at 10:23 AM

    I thought it was a photoshop earlier . The #BringBackOurGoodluck to me is extremely insensitive. There could have been better acronyms to further the President’s 2015 political ambition. The world is watching as we trivialize serious matters & ridicule our infantile leadership. Painful indeed!

  8. Akuwax in Zambia

    September 10, 2014 at 11:07 AM

    Naija people you surprise me all the time, GEJ failed you in so many things and you still want he back. shame.

  9. Eagleadekoya

    September 10, 2014 at 4:44 PM

    All I know is ……that there is God in everything you are doing. President Jonathan

  10. Davido

    September 11, 2014 at 6:20 AM

    Neva 4get dat GEJ ws nt d 1 dat wrote dat so dnt cast d blame on GEJ is u guys ar used to doing.,…..
    …..GOD BLESS BIAFRA…….i rest my case

  11. Ojonbo

    September 11, 2014 at 6:45 AM

    This people were not in power bcos of Nigeria, they were their 4 self interest. How are they going to think about those girls Nigeria are facing diff – diff type of problem allover the world; Just let us pray to GOD to chose for us Nigeria is good nation. God have mercy on Nigeria!Mr President ebola virus shall be eradicate we don’t want to hearing that again. Bring Back our girls 2015 Our economies and image were getting worse every seconds. Am proud to be a Nigeria I Luv my nation God Bless my great Nigeria.

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