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Reacting to the suspension, former minister and co-convener of BBOG, Oby Ezekwesili, accused the Buhari-led administration of reporting Aisha's account because she consistently exposes the incompetence of the Buhari-led government.
With #BBOG, however, some scholars have expressed reservations (similar to news media) on grounds such as its appropriation of the girls' experiences (Berents, 2016); BBOG narratives as underpinned by imperialism (Maxfield, 2016 or of the girls as "sisters and daughters" (Loken, 2014); and the potential for it to encourage slacktivism without offline actions (Chiluwa & Ifukor, 2015).
In spite of so many broken promises to free the girls coming from government, the BBOG group remains steadfast that until the girls come back home, they will continue to speak out on their behalf.
Led by the irrepressible Oby Ezekwesili, a group of women or- ganised the maiden march of the BBOG on 30 April, 2014, in Abuja.
What about the previously released girls, has BBOG been allowed to contact them?
A Co-convener of #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) and former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Sunday, emerged the presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) for 2019 presidential election.
Also speaking with Sunday Tribune, Strategic team member of BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), Sesugh Akume said the country has not met the expectations of her citizens in any way, because there was no sector or area of life that the country has scored even average, whether in the area of welfare, security, education or providing foods or shelters to her citizens.
In a statement issued by the House Deputy Minority Leader, Honourable Chukwuka Onyema in Abuja on the PDP House Caucus also condemned the Presidential Villa security personnel's Tuesday assault on a leader of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement (BBOG) and former Minister of Education, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili who was on a solo march to the State House to demand for accountability and end to the violent killings going on in the country.
While the military will not give out much about happenings around the release of Sharibu, the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) said it would take President Muhammadu Buhari to task on the release of Sharibu and remaining Chibok girls.
I sincerely hope that the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) hierarchy or whoever is in charge should give consideration to giving them room to feel normal and to breathe again...away from the public eye.
Despite the efforts of Bring Back Our Girls Campaign group (BBOG) led by former minister of Education Oby Ezekwesili and the intervention of international bodies for the girls to be released, some of the girls are still being held captive.
Abuja based HajiaBilkisu Abdul of BBOG Travels was elected the National President while Lagos based ImeUdo was elected the Vice President.