WATCH: US First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks On Chibok School Abduction (VIDEO)

WATCH: US First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks On Chibok School Abduction (VIDEO)

By Joy Abobi | News Reporter on May 10, 2014
Official portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama in the Green Room of the White House, Feb. 12, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

US First Lady Michelle Obama has joined the rest of the world in the #BringBackOurGirls campaign to bring home the 276 girls kidnapped from their school in Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014.

She has once again shown her support to the Nigerian government in their search for the abducted in an address on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

In the address, the First Lady condemns the tragic kidnapping in Nigeria.

She said: “Like millions of people across the globe, my husband and I are outraged and heartbroken over the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls from their school dormitory in the middle of the night.

“This unconscionable act was committed by a terrorist group determined to keep these girls from getting an education and men attempting to snuff out the aspirations of young girls.”

Mrs. Obama also disclosed that the US government is ready to do anything possible to support the Nigerian government in their efforts to find the kidnapped girls and bring them home.

She also sends a special message to all mothers especially the mothers of the abducted girls on this year’s upcoming Mother’s Day, offering her thoughts, prayers in this trying times.


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