Juju dedicates results to kidnapped girls

Comment on this story
IOL  st malema oped INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema. Picture: Jason Boud

 

Pretoria - Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema dedicated his party's election results on Saturday to the over 200 Nigerian school girls abducted by militants in the north of the country.

“We dedicate this victory to our beautiful girls in Nigeria. It looks impossible, but we have proved what looks impossible is possible,” he said while briefing media at the Electoral Commission of SA's (IEC) national results operations centre in Pretoria.

“Africa needs to grow and there are other means of protest...please return the girls.”

The tactics used by Islamic militant group Boko Haram, were “stupid” and “undermined the intelligence of the African people”.

The schoolgirls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok in north-eastern Borno state by Boko Haram on April 14.

Another eight girls were kidnapped by the group on Tuesday. - Sapa



sign up
 
 

Comment Guidelines



  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.