BOKO HARAM: Rivers Students In Borno Send SOS To Amaechi

Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State

Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State

Trapped Rivers State students attending the University of Maiduguri in Borno State have sent a distress call to the Rivers State Governor Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi, to save them from the terror attacks by the of Boko Haram fundamentalists sect.


Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State

In a chat with P.M.NEWS in Port Harcourt, Maobuye Nangi Obu, the National President of Senate of National Union of Rivers State Students, said: “as I speak, students are their targets as some students are already reported missing at some points. As a result, the authorities of the University of Maiduguri on Monday,11 July told students that Maiduguri was unsafe for academic and social activities.


“They have asked the students to vacate the hostels for safety on or before 15 July, 2011. Rivers students are in dire straits and therefore need urgent response from the Rivers State Government to transport them from Maiduguri back to Port Harcourt on or before the expiration of deadline given by the school authorities.”

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The student union leader appealed that “Bauchi, Jos and their environs are not safe for students now. Please act swiftly and save your in children in Maiduguri.”


—Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt

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