Bring Back Our Girls Police stop protesters from entering Aso Rock

The BBOG group had announced their intention to March to the villa to engage President Muhammadu Buhari towards the release of the abducted Chibok girls.

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Members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group were barred from entering the Presidential Villa today, Monday, August 22, 2016 by a team of anti-riot police officers.

The BBOG group had announced their intention to march to the Villa to engage President Muhammadu Buhari towards securing the release of the abducted Chibok girls.

Convener of the BBOG group, Oby Ezekwesili stated that the group had written to the presidency.

She noted that it was uncivil to stop agitators from accessing their democratically elected president but leader of the group, DSP Chuks said he was ordered to prevent any group from accessing the president's residence.

Bring Back Our Girls group marches to Aso Rock on August 22, 2016 play

Bring Back Our Girls group marches to Aso Rock on August 22, 2016

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Bukky Shonibare, a member of the group, dismissed the federal government's position that Boko Haram terrorists have been defeated as most areas still remain unaccessible to aid agencies.

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She lamented the failure of government to rescue the girls over two years since they were abducted.

Recall that over 200 schoolgirls were abducted from the Government Secondary School, Chibok by the Boko Haram sect in 2014.

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