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LEAH SHARIBU TURNS 16 TODAY, IN CAPTIVITY!!!

Leah Sharibu was among the abducted 109 girls of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State. The girls were abducted by the terrorist group, Boko Haram on February 19, 2018. Leah Sharibu who was aged fifteen at the time of the abduction in March 2018 turn 16 today, Monday. While 104 abducted girls were released to their parents, Leah Sharibu was held back by the captives because she refused to renounce her Christian faith.
“Monday, May 14 , 2018, our daughter, Miss Leah Sharibu , will be 16 years . If she were here with us , we would have been celebrating her 16 th birthday with her . “She is not with us and all we can do is fast and pray for her as a family and I want to appeal to all Nigerians and other concerned people around the world to help us pray for her safety wherever she is and for her return as well. “President Buhari seemed to have forgotten about Leah but we know God who brought her forth will not forget her . We believe that God is keeping watc…

MILLIONS OF NAIRA LOST IN BWARI CHRISTMAS DAY VIOLENCE

After the rage, calm returns. Now that some sanity has been restored to Bwari after Monday's violence, residents have been counting their losses even amidst the recorded number of deaths.

The Bwari main  market was burnt down as a result of the ethnic clash between Gbagi and Hausa youth which left at least three people dead, according to officials.

With tears in her eyes, Blessing Ezeh, a fashion designer in her late 30s, said, “all my life was in that shop. My money, my machines, my customers' clothes, everything got burnt." The big laces my customers are supposed to collect before the new year, childrens' clothes, childrens' school uniforms for next term are all gone. My life is empty right now.”

Sunny, a sales boy, however expressed thanks to God for His mercy on his employer. He said, “My oga (boss) has two shops, one big one and the other one is small but the fire only destroyed the small one completely. It did not affect the big one at all. Though we lost ‘plenty things’ in the small shop. We just finished stocking the big shop on 23rd, so we thank God,” he said

Another trader, Danny expressed his grief in pidgin: “This Hausa people don destroy my life finish. Dem don kill me." 

Explaining his plight to the reporter, Danny said, “I lost over ’15 million’ to the fire disaster. I don’t know anything about the fight between the Hausa and Gbagi but I have to pay the price. What will I do now? I have a wife, children, parents and siblings, all depending on me. Now I have to start all over again."

Violence trickled in to the community on Christmas Eve after a Hausa man reportedly killed a Gbagi man. In their fury, the Gbagis residing in the area burnt down the Bwari market on Monday, the Christmas day. 

Since Tuesday, soldiers, policemen and even naval officers have been patrolling the community. However, members of the community have been reluctant to go out of their houses, some dreading another attack while others said there were no vehicles to convey them.

It is not certain if any arrest has been made as the FCT command police spokesperson, Anjuguri Mamzah, has not disclosed anything yet.

Meanwhile, following the clash, the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Minister, Musa Bello, imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on the troubled community.

Nigeria is a country of diverse cultures and peoples and we must learn to live together as one, looking past our ethnic differences and awful tales that we bear of one another. There are good and bad people in every tribe, hence the diverse population of tribes in the prisons. Let's learn to promote peace at all times.

We also call on the police to make scapegoats of those who took laws into their hands, on both sides of the divide, in place of lawfully seeking justice from law enforcement. The police on their part must demonstrate a crisp and unbiased investigation and administration of justice so that all the affected parties can have a closure on the matter.

Let us all know that for a nation to develop, be alive and thrive against the modern day enemies of poverty, disease and lack of infrastructure, it must unite its people and resources for a better chance at winning. We need new crop of politicians who will unite rather than divide us and with time, Nigeria will be exporting peace to other nations.

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