On the 14th of April 2014, 276 of our daughters, sisters, nieces and friends were abducted from their hostels, in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria. 57 escaped but 219 remained in captivity since then. August 27th 2015, will mark the DAY 500 since their abduction and as usual, the Bring Back Our Girls Advocacy Group will be having a GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION beginning on the 21st of this month.
#500DaysOn – August 2015
Bring Back Our Girls GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION
|Friday, Aug 21st||Asr Prayers||Unity Fountain||3.30pm||Abuja|
|Saturday, Aug 22nd||#SpeakOutSaturday: Engaging the National Assembly (Mrs Remi Tinubu meeting recap)||Marina||11 – 1 pm||Lagos|
|Sunday, Aug 23rd||Church Service||Unity Fountain||3.00pm||Abuja|
|Prayers for our #ChibokGirls||Chapel of Christ the Light (Interdenominational), Alausa||10am||Lagos|
|Special Prayers for our #ChibokGirls||Churches worldwide||Global|
|Monday, Aug 24th||Meeting with UN Secretary-General||Hilton Hotel||6.30pm||Abuja|
|Tuesday, Aug 25th||Meeting with Chief of Defense Staff
HAS BEEN POSTPONED, A NEW DATE WILL BE COMMUNICATED SOON
|Wednesday, Aug 26th||Meeting with National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR 2nd SEPTEMBER 2015
|Thursday, Aug 27th||Day 500 March to Alausa||Allen Roundabout||9 am||Lagos|
|Interfaith Service & Silent Procession to Nigeria House at 44th Street & 2nd Avenue||Church Center for the United Nations, Tillman Chapel, 777 United Nations Plaza (corner of 1st Avenue & 44th Street)||12 noon||New York City, NY|
|#ChibokGirlsAmbassadors March||Unity Fountain||3.00pm||Abuja|
|Candle Light Procession||Unity Fountain||6.00pm||Abuja|
|Interfaith Prayer and Candle Light Vigil||Freedom Park||6.00 pm||Osogbo|
|Interfaith Prayer and Candle Light Vigil||Jos||7.00 pm||Jos|
|Friday, Aug 28th||Special Prayers for our #ChibokGirls||Mosques worldwide||Global|
|Saturday, Aug 29th||#SpeakOutSaturday with National Assembly members – Jide Jimoh (Yaba Constituency & Yakubu Balogun (Lagos Island)||Marina||11 – 1pm||Lagos|
Keep it a date as we hold tightly to our demand for the safe return of our Chibok girls!
Join a meeting in your city:
- Abuja: Unity Fountain, Daily, 4:30-6pm
- Lagos: Marina, Saturdays, 11am-2pm
- Osogbo: Freedom Park, Sundays, 5pm
In whatever city, country you are, do something unique on each of these days, to remember our 219 Chibok Girls who are in captivity.
In your engagements, please maintain these hashtags and promote them on your social networks: #ChibokGirls #NeverToBeForgotten #BringBackOurGirls
Let’s do what we can to save their lives.