Donald Trump hosts two Chibok girls

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The U.S. President, Donald Trump, and his daughter, Ivanka, met with two Chibok girls, Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu on June 27 at the White House.

Bishara, 20, and Pogu, 19 were among 57 girls who escaped from Boko Haram in Borno by jumping off the back of a truck in 2014. The 57 were among over 270 kidnapped from their secondarily school in Chibok, Borno State on April 14, 2014.

The incident sparked global outrage with a campaign hashtag of #bringbackourgirls calling for rescue of the girls.

Majority of the girls have since been freed by the terror group in prisoner swaps with the Nigerian government, although dozens still remain with the Boko Haram.

With the assistance of the Jubilee Campaign, a human rights group in Virginia, the pair relocated to the United States in August 2014. They then transferred to Canyonville Christian Academy in the state of Oregon, where they graduated.

“It’s a wonderful school, I enjoyed my senior year because of the wonderful combination of different countries,” said Bishara on her Facebook page.

The pair will attend Southeastern University on a full scholarship at the beginning of the upcoming school year.


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  • George

    They gave us Buhari and God Almighty gave them Donald Trump.

    Wicked soulless white.

    • Rambo Odingah

      and this is all you have in warped skull?

  • Rambo Odingah

    This is great! I hope similar opportunities will be extended to other Chibok girls

    • Ayinde

      Amin o, but i really doubt this present Government that were part and parcel of Boko haram, after all the initially recommended PMB as their representative in a dialogue as earlier proposed by the then Government.

      • Patriot01

        So much for buhari not getting the credit for letting the girls smell the air of freedom abi?!..contrast that to his predecessor that made sure they didn’t get that privilege..Religious bigotry at its best.smh

      • tundemash

        What a troubled mind you have ! You have moved from “no girl was missing” to ” present Government that were part and parcel of Boko haram” to praying for the remaining girls to be released. Olodo, stick to your agbero job.

      • Blessing

        You are clueless like the previous government.

  • 0tile

    Unscrupulous politicians all over the world have made big political
    capital out of Chibok girls. God in heaven knows how these girls are
    used by politicians and terrorists.

  • George

    Some animals now praising Trump just because his high drug leads him to fake chibok girls stories that never existed.

    Shameful muslims.

    • Uzoma John

      You are very repugnant. Shame on you.