Nigerian security apparatus have intensified the search and rescue operation for over schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in the northeastern Yobe State on February 19, 2018.
The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) chief, Chief of Air Staff Abubakar Sadique had relocated to Yobe State to personally superintend the search for the missing Dapchi girls.
On Sunday NAF disclosed that it had intensified efforts to locate the girls. Their search efforts are complimented by that of ground troops engaged in the fights against the Boko Haram insurgents.
Meanwhile, Nigerian government the names of 110 girls who were abducted Boko Haram. The girls are between the ages of 11-19 years.
The Dapchi abduction evoked memories of 2014 abduction of girls from Borno State town of Chibok.
Most Chibok girls have been rescued after government negotiations with Boko Haram while over 100 others are still being held in captivity.