In a move to underline the military’s success in the anti-terrorism war in the North-East, the Federal Government invited Ezekwesili to join a delegation for an assessment tour of Sambisa Forest and other battle spots in Borno State on Monday,16th January 2017. The offer was contained in a letter to Ezekwesili by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. She was asked to nominate three members of the BBOG to be part of the mission at the instance of the military. In the delegation were Alhaji Lai Mohammed; the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Yusuf Buratai; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, BBOG members and a select group of journalists. They toured the NAF base in Yola and witnessed the first-hand efforts by NAF to search for the unaccounted Chibok girls.