BREAKING: FG Publishes The Names Of 21 Chibok Girls Freed By Boko...

BREAKING: FG Publishes The Names Of 21 Chibok Girls Freed By Boko Haram

By Abdul Jummai | Politics Reporter on October 13, 2016
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo meets with 21 Chibok girls who were released in a prisoner swap with Boko Haram on Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Sesco Photography

The Buhari presidency has released the names of the 21 Chibok girls freed by Boko Haram on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesperson, published the names this evening, shortly after the vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo met with the school girls.

Professor Osinbajo told the girls that “the whole nation has been waiting for you.” His wife, Dolapo Osinbajo, Lawal Daura, the director-general of the Department of State Security Services, DSS, and Aisha Alhassan, the minister for women affairs were present at the brief tearful meeting.

The director general of the DSS formally handed over the list of the Chibok girls freed in a deal that government sources say involved a prisoner swap.

The federal government says the girls are currently undergoing medical, psychological and other necessary reviews being undertaken by experts, giving them care.

The names of the girls are:

1. Mary Usman Bulama

2. Jummai John

3. Blessing Abana

4. Lugwa Sanda

5. Comfort Habila

6. Maryam Basheer

7. Comfort Amos

8. Glory Mainta

9. Saratu Emannuel

10. Deborah Ja’afaru

11. Rahab Ibrahim

12. Helen Musa

13. Maryamu Lawan

14. Rebecca Ibrahim

15. Asabe Goni

16. Deborah Andrawus

17. Agnes Gapani

18. Saratu Markus

19. Glory Dama

20. Pindah Nuhu

21. Rebecca Mallam


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