Nigeria’s Gov. Lalong, Rep member, rejoice over rescue of aid workers from Boko Haram

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Nigeria’s Governor Simon Lalong of north central Plateau State, on Thursday laud security agencies for the rescue of the kidnapped five aid workers, abducted by Boko Haram terrorists last year December 22, 2019. 

The rescued aid workers which includes a Plateau indigene from Mangu local government area of the State, Miss. Jennifer Samuel, was used as a prayer point for the release of others, says a House of Representative Member, Mangu/Bokkos federal constituency, Hon. Solomon Maren.

However, in a statement signed by the Director of Press to Lalong, Dr. Makut Macham, the Governor said he had assured the family of Jennifer that government will do all in its power to rescue the victims.

Lalong also laud President Buhari for his support in ensuring that all those in captivity are set free, and called on security agencies not to rest until all terror group and other criminals are fished out and dealt with.

Similarly, the federal lawmaker said his joy and that of Jennifer’s family knows no bounds, praising the courage and bravery of security operatives, for the sacrifice to protect the country from the hands of evil men.

“I wish to salute the rare steadfastness of her family especially her widowed mother, Mrs. Naomi Samuel who showed more courage and faith than any of us, praying ceaselessly for her release”, Maren said.  

The lawmaker, however plead with the Army to also facilitate the release of other Nigerians who are still being held hostage by Boko Haram.


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