Parents of the school girls that were abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok , Borno State on April 14, by the dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram, have reportedly arrived the Presidential Villa Abuja, to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan.
Daily Trust reports that the girls’ parents were conveyed with four Abuja Urban Mass Transit buses to the Banquet Hall of the State House at about 10.30am this morning.
It was also reported that about 30 of the escaped girls also graced the invitation.
The parents in attendance also include those of the girls still held captive by the terrorist group, as well as some community opinion leaders who are not direct parents of any of the victims.
High ranking federal government officials and all the service chiefs have also arrived for the meeting.
Reports just coming disclosed that the meeting started at 11.20am shortly after President Jonathan, and Senate President David Mark, arrived the venue. The governors of Borno and Bauchi States, Kassim Shettima and Isa Yuguda, are also reported to be in attendance.
It is also reported that Journalists have been asked to leave the meeting venue, as the meeting is been held behind closed doors.
It would be recalled that the meeting was earlier slated to hold on July 15, 2014, but was cancelled by the abducted girls parents,but the meeting was, however, rescheduled for Tuesday, 22 July, 2014.
Meanwhile, a source disclosed that the abducted girls parents arrived in Abuja yesterday (Monday), and were lodged in NICON Luxury hotel.
The President had agreed to meet 12 parents and five girls who escaped from the terrorist den following a request by Pakistani rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who visited him (President) at the presidential villa.