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Call your Congressional reps & strongly urge them to ask President Buhari to ‪#‎BringBackOurGirls‬

President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) of Nigeria is visiting the US from July 20-23. The primary purpose of the visit is a meeting with President Barack Obama.  PMB will also meet with the Secretary of state as well as with "the United States Senate and Congressional Committees on Foreign Relations, as well as the Black Caucus of the United States House of Representatives."  Nigerian priorities as expressed by the President include security, economic development and fighting corruption. #BringBackOurGirls' primary priority is the rescue of our Chibok girls and all abducted Nigerians.  This goal will only be meaningful if the Nigerian government can guarantee of the human and personal security of all Nigerians.  Thus, ending the Boko Haram insurgency and the brutal attacks on Nigerian citizens by armed militias and bandits must also be prioritized. I urge all US citizens to call upon your congressional representatives and ask for the following to be prioritized in their d