Following the news of the rescue of one of the 200 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls early Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the Nigerian Army issued a press release updating Nigerians on the story. Here it is below as delivered to The Trent by email.
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The rescued Chibok school girl, Amina Ali, was airlifted by Nigeria Air Force Super Puma aircraft from Damboa to Maiduguri alongside her baby and supposed husband, Mohammed Hayatu. Prior to that they were examined at Air Force medical facility and were found to be stable and normal blood pressure was observed. Thereafter, she was released to the Operation LAFIYA DOLE headquarters for further investigation and handing over.
After preliminary investigation, the rescued girl and her baby has been handed over to Borno State Governor, His Excellency, Honourable Kashim Shetima, at Government house, Maiduguri Wednesday evening, May 18, 2016 by the acting general office, Commanding 7 Division, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu in a brief ceremony.
It is believed that she will be brought to Abuja tomorrow along with her parents to meet with Mr President.
Meanwhile, the supposed husband is undergoing further investigation at Joint Intelligence Centre. It should be noted that Mohammed Hayatu is well treated in line with Operation LAFIYA DOLE Rules of Engagement regarding insurgents who voluntarily surrender to the military.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director Army Public Relations