Set up a fund for the victims of the terrorist attacks
  • Petitioned His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

This petition was delivered to:

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Hon. Min of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala, PH.D
Senate of the President of Nigeria
Senate President and Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, David Mark
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi
Minister of Commerce and Industry
Minister of Commerce and Industry, Segun Aganga
Minister of Petroleum
Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke
Senator Oluremi Tinubu
Member of the Federal House of Representatives and Chairman committee on diaspora affairs
Hon Abike dabiri-Erewa

Set up a fund for the victims of the terrorist attacks

    1. Petition by

      Michelle Deola

Over 1000  people across Nigeria have been killed, and many more physically and psychologically maimed following a string of terrorist attacks dating back to 2009. Very unfortunately this number is rising, and with effects that many of us cannot fathom, as the attacks leave in their wake a string of disillusioned and potentially disenfranchised victims.

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in response to the attacks, called them an ‘unwarranted affront on our collective safety and freedom’. As concerned citizens, we now implore the President to ensure that the survivors of those killed, and those injured are adequately cared for, and supported, in order that they don’t suffer further affronts to their dignity and humanity.

We ask you to join us in doing so, by signing our petition.

We understand that the President is planning on spending more money on security, and we ask the President to set up an independently governed fund, which can be easily accessed by those injured during the blasts, and the families of those who died in the attacks. We also ask that in addition to financial support, the President also strongly considers ensuring the provision of rehabilitation services, both physical and psychological.

President Goodluck Jonathan says his ‘life has always been about service’, and has been ‘focused on serving his Creator, family and country to the best of his ability’. He also says that with our help he aims to be better at doing that.

Please add your voice in ensuring that alongside ‘addressing this new threat of terrorism’, he also does his best to alleviate what will inevitably be long term pain and suffering for thousands of innocent Nigerians.


Thanks for your support,

Concerned Nigerian Citizens

Recent signatures


    1. What happens next?

      Michelle Deola
      Petition Organizer

      Hi All!

      Thanks so much for lending your support and signing the petition. A number of you have asked; 'what happens next?', so i thought i'd give you a quick overview of how I see things panning out:

      1. Petition- set up an e-petition asking the Government to set up an independently governed fund that will ensure the care of survivors of the attacks, and those who survived the dead.

      2. Get the Media involved - report the personal impact of the attacks through the personal stories of victims

      3. Engage those who can influence- with public support/interest in hand lobby those who can to set up the independently governed fund

      4. Facilitate knowledge transfer- If necessary, help identify partners who can help set up and monitor the fund

      The aim is to keep you updated on progress against each of the items, but beyond keeping you updated, if anyone has any other ideas about how to influence the right outcome, and would like to be involved, i'd love to hear from you.


    2. Reached 50 signatures
    3. Reached 10 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • prince Innocent Uzoukwu LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
      • over 2 years ago

      Because I find it a reasonable thing to be done.

      • almost 3 years ago

      Because its the right thing to do, the victims did not ask to be so, and much more can be done to help them.

      • almost 3 years ago

      Terrorism in any form must be crushed and culprits must be punished.

      • almost 3 years ago

      I am signing this petition because I believe that the Nigerian government own an obligation to provide for the families of those killed boko harams sect for the fact that adequate security is lacking in our country and the government owes the duty to ensure that the citizens are adequately secured.

    • Harry Nomayo PARKSTEIN, GERMANY
      • almost 3 years ago

      It is the duty of government and an act of compassion to compensate the innocent victims of terrorist acts or their dependants.


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