President Muhammadu Buhari left everyone at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport stunned as he left the country for the United Arab Emirates when he said “Do not worry, I will Bring Back Our Girls”.
The President made the shocking statement while addressing the media before boarding the Presidential Jet bound for the U.A.E where he is due to visit both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. While fielding questions, a journalist made mention of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, to which the president answered “Yes, it is a priority. I will bring back our girls from Dubai”.
PRESSMAN 1: “Excuse Me, Mr. President, did you just say you would bring back our girls from the U.A.E?”
PMB: “Yes I did. It is a priority”
PRESSMAN 2: “To Bring Back Our Girls”
PRESSMAN 1: “From the U.A.E”
PRESSMAN 3: “Mr. President are you saying our girls are in Dubai?”
PMB: “There are many of them there, many others in Abu Dhabi. There are others in Italy and Germany, I have been in touch with our Embassies and High Commissions in this country, and I can confirm these”
PRESSMAN 4: “Amazing”
PRESSMAN 1: “Unbelievable”
PRESSMAN 3: “I really am confused”
COMPLETE SPORTS GUY: “I don’t think Arsenal will win the premier league”
RANDOM NEWSPAPER VENDOR: “Well at least we know where they are”
PRESSMAN 2: “But Mr President, Mr President, How did Boko Haram manage to move the girls from Chibok to Sambisa rto Dubai?”
PMB: *at this point The President looked puzzled* “Chibok? Sambisa? What are you talking about?”
PRESSMAN 4: “Sir the Ch……”
PMB: *then he smiles and shakes his head* “Oh! Ah! Ah! I think there has been a slight confusion”
PRESSMAN 1: “But Mr President You Said the Bring Back Our G…….”
PMB: “Oh Yes. I don’t mean those Girls. The Military are doing everything within their power to bring them back alive. I am talking about our Girls who have been trafficked abroad into prostitution and forced labour”
PRESSMAN 2: “WOW”
PMB: “I have been working closely with NAPTIP for this trip. Especially after I read about the girl who was left stranded in Dubai by a……….what do you call them? Her “maga”. Meanwhile her friends in Nigeria had been putting up ‘missing person’ posters. We need to put a stop to that”
PRESSMAN 3: “But Mr President, I thought Bringing Back the Chibok Girls were the essence of the meeting with the #BBOG Campaigners and that the Chibok girls have always been priority”
At this point the President made his way to the waiting Presidential Jet, waved to the crowd of confused and bewildered Journalists and left.