Leah Sharibu Mum, Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu , has sent a Christmas message to her daughter but however expressed unhappiness that she was not with the family to celebrate the Yuletide.
According to her, the family were in great pains as she was not available to observer the Christmas celebration.
Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu in a short video released to Journalists by 12:00 am on Wednesday morning, December 25, 2019, through the Leah Foundation, pleaded with those who had been holding her captive to please pity the family and grant her freedom.
The one minute 25 seconds video was sent by a family friend and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Dr Gloria Samdi Puldu.
Mrs Rebecca Sharibu said, “I am the mother of Leah Sharibu who was abducted since February 19, 2018. We are always praying for you wherever you are that God will bring you back. We are pleading with the Government to put more effort so that Leah will be released. We are wishing you Merry Christmas wherever you are. We are not happy that you are not with us this Christmas and we pray God set you free and bring you back to us. We are pleading with those who are holding you captive to please pity us and release you. We are in great pains, thank you.”
It would be recalled that Leah Sharibu was one of the 110 female students of Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, who had been held in captivity since February 19, 2018 by Boko Haram terrorists on account of her Christian faith.
The family of Leah Sharibu had resorted to prayers over the demand of N100 billion ransom by the Boko Haram insurgents from the Federal Government.