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The unsettled case of the 276 girls kidnapped from Sambisa forest on the 14th of April 2014 remains an issue people continue to get worried about.

From human rights activists to constitutional lawyers,everyone has been following up on the trend- an event that has put the image of one time time President of Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan to public scrutiny.

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Chibok Girls.jpg

Incase you’re unaware, here are some simple figures regarding the kidnap of the Chibok girls.

A total number of 276 girls were kidnapped,57 of them escaped and found their way out of the Sambisa dungeon, while 80 of those girls were discovered to still be living in the forest.

According to Ynaija,the effort of social media has amplified online engagement with over 15,000 followers and a daily discussion with the hashtag #BringbackOurGirls as a constant feature. In addition to this, it is on record, that the hashtag, #BringBackOurGirls has been tweeted 6.1Million times.

On Facebook, the engagement continues to survive all forms of malicious attacks from various parties with some arguing in favour and against the actions of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

The #BringBackOurGirls page has 236,957 fans, with daily comments, like and suggestions.

Bukky Shonibare

Meanwhile, humanitarian and strategy consultant, Bukky Shonibare, continues to in her daily support on her twitter handle, lending her voice relentlessly for the rescue of the lost girls.

Photo credit: Ynaija

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