Emotions as activists, others celebrate Leah Sharibu’s 16th birthday

There was an outpouring of emotions yesterday in Jos, the Plateau State capital, when a coalition of Christian groups gathered at the Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) to celebrate the 16th birthday of Leah Sharibu, a schoolgirl being held captive by Boko Haram insurgents since February 2015.

The birthday ceremony at the headquarters ECWA in Jos was characterised by prayers for Leah,…

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