Nigeria is now accepting international help in the search for nearly 300 schoolgirls, abducted by Islamic extremists four weeks ago. The British Prime Minister said on Sunday that for Islamic extremism has to be “tackled”, as he held a “‥Bring Back Our Girls” sign calling for the recovery of the kidnapped girls.
But Nigerians are criticizing their own government for its lack of urgency and for waiting so long to accept the offers of assistance.
Meanwhile, the search for the missing schoolgirls is focused around the huge Sambisa Forest – the “hideout” of Boko Haram, whose name is said to figuratively mean “Western education is forbidden”. CCTV’s Malini Wilkes has more.