Metro Chibok girls: Nigeria, Australia Clash Worsens -Punch



Controversy surrounding the assistance which Australia purported to offer towards the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls degenerated on Friday as Nigeria insisted it had no record of such offer. Nigeria’s latest denial was in response to Australia’s insistence, on Thursday, that it conveyed its willingness, on several occasions, to Nigeria to deploy its special forces to assist in the rescue of the girls.

The Australian government, which spoke through its embassy in Nigeria, stated that it made the offers through the “normal diplomatic channels.”

The Research and Public Affairs Officer of the embassy, Okokon Odiongenyi, in an emailed response to inquiries about the offer, on Thursday, stated that the Federal Government failed to take up the offer till date.

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