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Presidency releases names of freed Chibok girls

By Online Editor   |   13 October 2016   |   7:25 pm
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (c) talking to the released Chibok girls in Abuja on Thursday.

The presidency has made public the names of the twenty-one Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in the early hours of Thursday.

The girls were freed after negotiation was brokered by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss government, Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed said at a press conference.

The names of the girls were given as Mary Usman, Jummai John, Blessing Abana, Luggwa Sanda, Comfort Habila, Maryam Basheer and Comfort Amos.

Others included Glory Mainta, Saratu Emmanuel,Deborah Ja’afaru, Rahab Ibrahim, Helen Musa, Maryamu Lawan and Rebecca Ibrahim.

Also released were Asabe Goni, Agne Gapani, Saratu MArkus, Glory Dama, Pindah Nuhu, Debprah Andrawus and Rebecca Mallam.

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