Bukola Abogunloko, Nigerian 4x400m World Relay Bronzed Medallist, 2014

On April 14th 2014, nearly 300 girls in Chibok in Northeastern Nigeria were abducted from their secondary school in the dead of the night by Boko Haram militants. At the recently concluded World Relay Championships in the Bahamas, the whole world of Track & Field got behind #BringBackOurGirlsNowafter posting our first series of photos yesterday, which featured IAAF President Lamine Diack, and Bahamian 4x400m Olympic GOLD medallist, Chris Brown, amongst others, here are more today, featuring British 400m Olympic GOLD & Silver Medallist, Christine Ohuruogu MBE, and former Bahamian 400m World Champion, Tonique Williams-Darling:

Christine Ohuruogu MBE, British 400m World Champion ('13, '07), Olympic GOLD ('08) and Silver Medallist ('12)
Christine Ohuruogu MBE, British 400m World Champion (’13, ’07), Olympic GOLD (’08) and Silver Medallist (’12)
Tonique Williams-Darling, Bahamian 400m Olympic Champion 2004
Tonique Williams-Darling, Bahamian 400m Olympic Champion 2004
Bukola Abogunloko, Nigerian 4x400m World Relay Bronzed Medallist, 2014
Bukola Abogunloko, Nigerian 4x400m World Relay Bronze Medallist, 2014
Tobi Ogunmola, Nigerian 400m Runner
Tobi Ogunmola, Nigerian 400m Runner
Victoria Ohuruogu, British 400m Runner
Victoria Ohuruogu, British 400m Runner
Amechi Morton, Nigerian 400m Runner
Amechi Morton, Nigerian 400m Runner
Bambo Akani, Making of Champions Founder
Bambo Akani, Making of Champions Founder

Nigeria posted a commendable performance at these 1st ever World Relays, with a 4x400m Bronze and 4th place in the 4x100m, and it was perhaps fitting that it was our girls who posted those results. #BringBackOurGirls has slowly started ebbing from the world’s consciousness, but the girls are still very missing. We believe that we must keep up the pressure on the powers that be to #BringBackOurGirlsNow. Tomorrow, we will post more pictures from the Bahamas to keep the Chibok girls at the forefront of our minds. We need them home now.

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Bambo Akani is the Founder and CEO of Making of Champions (MoC). He is an avid sports writer and photo-blogger, and has quickly become an internationally recognized Athletics Expert. He appeared in a new weekly Athletics segment on the Sports Tonight Show on Channels TV during the 2014 Athletics season and has also appeared on Jamaican Television and Radio to discuss the MoC "The History" Film that he Produced and Directed, and to review and analyse key events in world athletics.Bambo holds an MEng and BA in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University in the UK and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management in the US.

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