*Several others too
By Ndubuisi Michaels
United States President Donald Trump has hosted a Nigerian survivor of religious persecution, simply called, Ike, and several others at the Oval Office of the White House.
The event, which witnessed large crowd of the victims in attendance, also had a Nigerian human rights lawyer, Emmanuel Ogebe, in attendance.
Please find below the transcript of President Trump’s interactions with victims of persecution hosted by him in the White House last night.
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The White House event was to mark the end of the civil society and NGO sessions of the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom billed as the largest human rights summit ever hosted by the US. Over 1,000 participants from 130 countries attended.
The Ministerial had kicked off earlier in the week with a breakfast event on Monday featuring US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback and a Nigerian Ike – the Sole Survivor of a Boko Haram massacre in the northeast.