Nigerians joins the family of Sharibu to celebrate Leah Sharibu as she turns 16 today even when there is no hope of her to be set free by the Book Haram as she refused to denounce "Christianity " since February, 2018.
Sharibu was abducted been held captive by the Boko Haram for over 400 days as she refused to denounce her Christian faith. The insurgents refused to set her free when her mates were released.
Sharibu was abducted on February 19, 2018 in her school, Government Girls Science & Technical Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe along with 111 other girls in the school too.
She has been in the hands of her abductors for over 400 days. Others were released by the abductors except Sharibu because she refused to denounce Christ.
As the world joined in celebrating her birthday, below are some prayers and wishes for her from some christian faithfuls
“May God continue to be with you, and may He grant her freedom from her cruel captors. Millions are with you and praying for you, O! Daughter of Zion. Blessed are those that are persecuted for their faith. In the fullness of time you shall prevail. Happy birthday Leah Sharibu," former Minister of Aviation writes.
“You probably dont know me but I know your mum and your dad. I have been going round the world, 19 countries this year alone telling people your story. I have been wearing my FREE LEAH SHARIBU clothing around the world. I wrote a book named ‘’Leah Sharibu, The Girl Boko Haram Left Behind, so you are not forgotten," former special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan,Reno Omokri twitted.