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ICRC Says Hauwa Liman’s Execution Unconfirmed

By Njideka Agbo 15 October 2018   |   10:03 pm

Despite Nigerian media reports that the 24-year-old medical aid worker Hauwa Liman was executed by the Islamic about three hours ago, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said that it cannot confirm the story,

The stated this via their official page:

The Red Cross was the first disseminator of the information in which a letter was drafted to plead with the government and the public to see that the life of Hauwa is spared.

The Special Adviser to the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on the other hand, in a statement, stated that the government tried everything within its power to rescue the girl.

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