Jos, Nigeria: The member representing Jos South/Jos East Federal Constituency in the Nigerian House of Reps, Hon. Dachung Musa Bagos says with the release of abducted Plateau aid worker, Jennifer Ukambong Samuel, the country has high hopes of defeating terror.
Jennifer, 26 was released, Wednesday along with four others abducted along with her on December 22, 2019 along Monguno-Maiduguri road.
The release through the DSS “Coming at the heels of a memorable day such as today; when Nigerians are remembering the heroics and gallantry of our fallen heroes, we are confident that Nigeria will win the war on terror and terrorists very soon,” said Hon. Bagos in a press statement on Thursday.
The Rep member saluted the roles played by his colleagues in the National Assembly, the Member representing Mangu/Bokkos in the House of Representatives, Hon. Solomon Maren included.
He particularly hailed the Federal and Plateau State Governments, security agencies, groups and individuals who played various roles in facilitating her release.
He however called for similar efforts to rescue 20years-old Miss Lillian Gyang, a 100-level student of the University of Maiduguri, from Barkin Plateau State, who was abducted on January 9, while returning to school from Christmas holiday.
“As we continue to pray for those still in custody, It is my belief and hope that the security apparatus of this country who have done marvelously well in securing the release of Jennifer, will redouble their efforts in securing the release of our own daughter, Miss Lillian Gyang, by members of Boko Haram. Lilian is a 100-level student of the University of Maiduguri, who hails from Barkin Ladi Council Area of Plateau State, and was returning to school from the Christmas and New year celebrations when the terrorists abducted her at a village near Maiduguri,” he said.