The Nigerian community in Italy today (17/05/2014) in the city of Latina had a peaceful march to say “NO” to the “Boko Haram” sect and to ask for the safe return of the school girls kidnapped by this group last month "….BRING BACK OUR GIRLS…."
The march started by 10am and ended at noon.
Many members of the Nigerian community were present. The African DIASPORA was also represented by many people especially Cameroonians and Ugandans. The local authorities and members of the Police force, Carabinieri and other security/law enforcement agents were also there to keep order/ peace and also show their solidarity.
Many Italians were also in attendance to show their solidarity to this initiative.
(http://www.senato.it/leg/17/BGT/Schede/Attsen/00029181.htm#) was in attendance . She is a member of the parliamentary commission for the defence of human rights.
Many Nigerians, other Africans and Italians made speeches of encouragement and support for the Nigerian government and the parents of the people in the hands of this terrorist group.
The speaker of the community and the organizers of this event; Dott Lanre Tytler thanked members of the community, the mayor of Latina, the local authorities and the Italian public in general for their support and enjoined them to encourage the EU in every way in their effort to help Nigeria come out of this problem, which might become a global issue if ignored.