Friday, 14 October 2016

Welcome back girls - Nigerians, Presidency tell 21 Chibok girls

THE Presidency, yesterday, confirmed the release of 21 Chibok school girls, following dialogue with leaders of Boko Haram, their abductors, after 911 days in captivity.

“We can confirm that 21 of the girls were released, safely, to us by 5.30 this Thursday morning (yesterday) and they were flown to Kaduna from the location of their release. This is the most glaring manifestation, to date, of the unwavering commitment of Mr. President to secure safe release of the girls and reunite them with their families. It is also a result of the round-the-clock efforts by the administration to put a closure to the sad issue of the kidnap of the girls. We expect the released girls to land in Abuja shortly,’ the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said.


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