United States’ former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, said on
Wednesday night in New York that the Nigerian government had shown
irresponsibility in matters relating to girls and boys over the years.
Clinton, who is a likely presidential candidate in 2016, added her
voice to an increasingly widespread outrage that has followed the
kidnap of more than 250 schoolgirls from a government secondary school
in Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents on April 14, 2014.
She described the action of the terrorist group as “abominable,
criminal, an act of terrorism” which required the “fullest response
possible first and foremost from the government of Nigeria.”
“The government of Nigeria has been, in my view, somewhat derelict in
its responsibility for protecting boys and girls, men and women,” she
The Daily Mail reports Clinton as saying that during her tenure as the
Secretary of States, she was pressured by the Justice Department, the
Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and
the head of the U.S. military’s Africa Command to add Boko Haram to
the state’s official list of terror organisations, a request she
But in November 2013, the current Secretary of State, John Kerry,
granted that request.
Every govt have its flaws but the Nigerian govt is nearly beyond self redemtion,we are talking about the lives of 278girls,the govt so far have been non-chalant towards the rescuse of the girls i stil maintain that the governor of Borno state should be questioned,its a shame that the Nigerian military have no concrete information to offer to the public..
Is this not the same Clinton that refused to recognized boko haram insugent as a terrorist group when she was secretary of state in US. Talk is cheep. Clinton is a white supremacist fanatic..