Presidency has reacted to the video released recently by Boko Haram which show "Action Against Hunger aid workers" held hostage by the insurgency pleading with the Nigerian government and Christian Association of Nigeria not to allow them to be killed by the Boko Haram.
According to Garba Shehu, "Presidency has been given assurances that contact is being made and the captors are being talked to."
He said, "Action Against Hunger aid workers video.
"The Presidency has been briefed by the responsible government agency about the disturbing video showing our citizens, the humanitarian aid workers held captive.
"Presidency has been given assurances that contact is being made and the captors are being talked to.
"Beside these aid workers, there are some others about whom this engagement is about-Leah Sharibu, a religious leader and all the others. These discussions have been ongoing even before this time and what this latest incident has done is to bring urgency to the efforts that the secret service is making.