Governor Akinwumi Ambode has expressed the Lagos State Government’s commitment to the welfare of Internally Displaced Persons living in the State.
The Governor stated this when the Lagos State Bring Back our Girls family paid him a visit to mark Five Hundred Days, of the abduction of the Two Hundred and Seventy Six School Girls were Chibok girls by the Boko Haram sect.
Ambode appreciated the group on behalf of Lagosians and Nigerians for sustaining the clamour to bring back the girls.
Ambode prayed that God would make their safe return a reality, saying he empathised with their parents of the abducted girls.
Coordinator of the group, Aisha Oyebode who was represented by Abiola Akinyode appealed to the Governor to mandate the Lagos State Emergency Agency to enumerate Internally Displaced persons in the State, Kirikiri, Ibeju Lekki, Magodo and ensure their needs were met.
Chairman, Chibok Community in Lagos, Moses Zakwua who said there had been no result from the Federal Government, Security Operatives and Boko Haram about the whereabouts of the girls, added that Fifteen out of the parents of the girls had been dead.
He however believed that the Federal Government had the political will to defeat Boko Haram sect.