The Normal Advisor, British Navy Advisory and Coaching Group (BMATT) in Nigeria, Main Ian Robertson, has stated they might be keen to help within the rescue of scholars from Authorities Ladies Secondary College (GGSS), Dapchi in Yobe State, who have been reportedly kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
Talking on Friday at a discussion board organized by Companions West Africa-Nigeria on prioritising the voices of ladies in safety organisations primarily based on Nationwide Motion Plan on Girls (2017-2020), Robertson revealed his group was monitoring the state of affairs carefully.
He additionally expressed worries that schoolgirls have grow to be gentle targets for insurgents.
“Having heard about this explicit difficulty just lately, I’m nonetheless making an attempt to get extra details about what’s going on, however it’s clearly very disappointing that one thing like this has occurred, that the women have been taken.
“However let me reassure you, from the British army perspective, that we’re monitoring the occasion fairly carefully and we’re cooperating with the armed forces of Nigeria to see how we will help,” Robertson stated.