Katy Perry joins Nigerian girls campaign

Singer Katy Perry, the most followed person on Twitter, has joined the list of celebrities demanding the safe return of 234 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram.

Perry told her 52.8 million followers the matter "needs serious attention".

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This needs serious attention: Join the global call. DEMAND their unconditional release: http://t.co/nWIQ9ruJ3f #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS #Nigeria

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