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"I am not going anywhere" -- Former Nigerian Education Minister

Nigeria's Former Education Minister is demanding the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants. Nigerian police tried to stop some 30 protesters, including the former Education Minister, from entering a park in capital Abuja. (SOUNDBITE) (English) FORMER NIGERIA EDUCATION MINISTER, OBY EZEKWESILI, SAYING: "As a citizen of this country, I have the right to a peaceful gathering, nobody is going to violate that right. I am not going anywhere. I have the right to free movement in my society. This is a democracy, even in military rule, I protested not to talk of democracy. I'm not going anywhere, gentleman." In the end, a few were allowed in the park to chant "bring back our girls, now and alive." President Goodluck Jonathan's government has faced criticism over it's slow response since militants stormed the secondary school on April 14. But now the Nigerian President say's he's optimistic about finding the schoolgirls with th

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