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Rep. Frederica Wilson welcomes Nigerian president, but keeps up pressure to free girls

WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, who has pushed for months to pressure the Nigerian government to help free girls taken hostage by the Boko Haram organization, renewed her call on the day that country's new president was scheduled to visit Congress. In an afternoon news conference, Wilson a Democrat from Miami Gardens, Fla. both offered a welcome to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and urged him to be proactive in rooting out the terrorist group Boko Haram. "Those who are still missing, we pray for them on a daily basis," she said in a Capitol Hill press event on the girls, who were abducted more than a year ago. "And until someone can show me a mass grave...

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