Chibok girl to be reunited with family after three years

Eighty-two of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria in 2014 arrived in Abuja on May 7, 2017 to meet President Muhammadu Buhari after a prisoner swap deal secured their release. Some 276 girls were abducted in April 2014 when the terrorist group raided their school compound in the night.

"However we must not forget about all the other children and other victims, who continue to live in captivity under Boko Haram control", the experts said.

On Saturday, one of the released girls was seen on crutches and another with her arm in a sling. The 21 girls freed in the first round of negotiations between Boko Haram and the government last October are still in government custody.

She also said that the government made provision for skill acquisition for the girls to enable them earn a decent living and thanked President Buhari for his serious commitment towards the recovery of the girls.

Aisha, who was accompanied by the Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Minister of Women's Affairs, Sen.

She said this on Wednesday when she visited the facilities of the Department of State Security in Abuja where the girls are being kept. Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said officials originally had been negotiating for the release of 83 girls, but one said she wanted to remain.

Thousands of people have been killed and about 1.6 million driven from their homes in the eight-year insurgency by Boko Haram.

Sani revealed that efforts were being intensified to ensure that the remaining abducted schoolgirls are released soon.

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It also welcomed the recent release of 82 Chibok girls in North-Eastern Nigeria and appealed to all citizens in the country to support the Federal Government's reintegration programme for the girls.

"This is the ultimate goal, and the release of these girls is an important step on this pathway".

I certainly do not believe the issue of the Chibok girls is a hoax.

Galang said they don't yet know who has been released, "but we're very happy that many have been freed".

During his welcome address yesterday, President Buhari said, "This is a pleasant second-anniversary gift to the people of Nigeria. I have never talked to one of the girls about their reasons", Mr Mustapha told Reuters news agency.

Families say 113 girls remain missing.

Boko Haram has begun to focus on suicide bombings, sending dozens of young girls and children as young as seven into crowded areas like markets and camps.

She added. "I hope and pray that my daughter is among these released girls".


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