More than 200 Girls students were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Nigeria on 15th April 2014. The kidnappings were claimed by Boko Haram, an Islamic terrorist organization based in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram opposes Western Education in Nigeria.
New Boko Haram video claims to show missing Nigerian schoolgirls. Watch this video which is obtained by AFP (Agence France-Presse). It appears to show missing Nigerian girls taken by Boko Haram. It is alleging that they had converted to Islam and would not be released until all militant prisoners were freed.
|Image Credit: Screenshot of AFP youtube Video|
In the footage, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau says he is willing to exchange the schoolgirls for Boko Haram prisoners.
The video shows girls dressed in black and gray hijabs. And the girls are reciting the Quran as they make Islamic declarations of faith. Abubakar Shekau appears in a separate part of the video, but never with the girls.
U.S President Barack Obama's wife Michelle Obama outraged and heart-broken over the kidnapping of the school girls in Nigeria. Her emotional speech about the kidnapping in her Mother's Day address created significant awareness about this kidnapping throughout the world.
Watch below her speech about Kidnapping of Nigeria girls.
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