80 of the Abducted Chibok Girls Were Found by the US/UK Surveillance but were not Rescued

Published 3 years ago by: Giwa bayo
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at 09:39 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)

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In a recent interview the former British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Andrew Pocock, says that 80 of the Government Girls College Students who were abducted by Boko Haram members in April 2014, were spotted in Sambisa forest by a team of British and American surveillance but they could not rescue them as the Nigerian government made no request for help.
“A couple of months after the kidnapping, fly-bys and an American ‘eye in the sky’ spotted a group of up to 80 girls in a particular spot in the Sambisa forest, around a very large tree — called locally the Tree of Life — along with evidence of vehicular movement and a large encampment. They were there for perhaps up to four weeks, and the question was what to do about them. Answer came there none.
He said despite all the BBOG campaigns in London and the White House, the British and American troops could not immediately go in to rescue the girls because the Nigerians never asked for that
What’s more,” Pocock says, “the Nigerians never asked for that.
He however pointed out that if the Nigerian government had even asked for help, he said the safety of the girls would have been of utmost priority as it would have been very risky to go in and carryout any rescue operation
A land-based attack would have been seen coming miles away and the girls killed. An air-based rescue would have required large numbers and meant a significant risk to the rescuers and even more to the girls. You might have rescued a few, but many would have been killed. My personal fear was always about the girls not in that encampment. 80 were there, but 250 were taken, so the bulk were not there. What would have happened to them? It’s perfectly conceivable that Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram, would have appeared on one of his videos a week later, saying, ‘Who told you that you could try and free these girls? Let me show you what I’ve done to them…’ So you were damned if you did, damned if you didn’t. They were beyond rescue, in practical terms."he said

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emma4love3 at 09:48 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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abeg chickbok girls na scam to me ooh
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beneno at 09:48 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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I hear una.Aunty Winace Goodmorning MA
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DAMILARE100 at 09:53 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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"They were beyond rescue, in practical terms." So what help could you have rendered if you were asked for one? Yeye people
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zezprincess at 09:58 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Una don start again with this chibok of a thing,fools paradise.
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BournIdentity at 09:58 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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I just dey observe as person just dey nark me new tori wey I never hear before
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evilgenius at 10:02 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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medicine after death
na lie- full blown lies
if they know then
y not use snipper rifle (like the one DSS claimed Dasuki had) to take out BOKO-Haramits
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angesco at 10:04 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Why should the West help in rescuing tnem?

I thought the Federal Government of Nigeria SWORE that NO girls had been kidnapped!

Let Nigerians learn to help themselves.

After all, we have an army supposed to defend our nation.
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emma4love3 at 10:05 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: sunday on 10:02 AM, 21/03/2016
medicine after death
na lie- full blown lies
if they know then
y not use snipper rifle (like the one DSS claimed Dasuki had) to take out BOKO-Haramits
....thats very correct...
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RRSD71 at 10:05 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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What if they were Americans, wouldn't you have made moves to rescue them?
Hence you spotted them for humanity sake why dint you talk  ewu jona to instigate a move towards helping poor girls and Nigeria as a whole .
Don't forget that you also refused to sell weapons to Nigeria and blocking all other means through which she could procure weapons there by bring the army to shame before bokoharam.
I guess u want Nigeria military to taste the  humilating bitterness u tasted in Vietnam ,somalia and recently in Iraq and Afghanistan.
You are never honest in your dealings...
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odimajor1 at 10:07 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Emma Uchenna on 09:48 AM, 21/03/2016
abeg chickbok girls na scam to me ooh

Chibok girls na scam? and you could see their parents wailing in agony. You better have the fear of God in you @Emma.
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zezprincess at 10:08 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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So una still dey talk on this chibok of a thing? Upon all the killing&capturing of all the boko boys,you people are trying to tell me say unaa never see the chiibok girls(SCAM) Fools paradise.
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Oworen25 at 10:22 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Why didn't they help
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gogoman at 10:23 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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JONATHAN IS AN ASS HOLE FIRST CLASS
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Oworen25 at 10:23 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Emma Uchenna on 09:48 AM, 21/03/2016
abeg chickbok girls na scam to me ooh

Please don't say this
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Oworen25 at 10:23 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: ben eno on 09:48 AM, 21/03/2016
I hear una.Aunty Winace Goodmorning MA

Na she talk am?
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Oworen25 at 10:24 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: DRE on 09:53 AM, 21/03/2016
"They were beyond rescue, in practical terms." So what help could you have rendered if you were asked for one? Yeye people

We could have asked for help
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Oworen25 at 10:24 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Bourne Identity on 09:58 AM, 21/03/2016
I just dey observe as person just dey nark me new tori wey I never hear before

You don hear this one before
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Oworen25 at 10:25 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: sunday on 10:02 AM, 21/03/2016
medicine after death
na lie- full blown lies
if they know then
y not use snipper rifle (like the one DSS claimed Dasuki had) to take out BOKO-Haramits

Our securities will deal with them
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DAMILARE100 at 10:34 AM, 21/03/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: oworen obong on 10:24 AM, 21/03/2016
We could have asked for help
..................They have nothing to render other than to compound the whole problem............Any nation that asks for US hands in protection is digging its grave in advance.....They are bloody hypocrites. They ruin Nations in disguise of rendering assistance
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