The father of a Christian girl being held by a radical Islamic terror group is pleading with Nigeria’s government to help secure his daughter’s release. On February 19, Islamic terrorists kidnapped Leah Sharibu from a boarding school in northeast Nigeria. Leah was among 110 other girls abducted by the Islamic terror group known as Boko Haram. Four weeks later, all the girls were released except Leah.
Boko Haram is reportedly holding the 15-year-old Leah because she refused to renounce Jesus Christ and convert to Islam. “I want pressure on the federal government that they should do something at least,” Nathaniel Sharibu told Nigerian reporters this week. Earlier this summer, the United Nations released a report alleging that the Nigerian government agreed to pay a ransom for all the girls except Leah. Now her father wants the government to pay for his daughter’s release. READ MORE