Just in: Boko Haram frees 82 more Chibok girls

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[Breaking]–Boko Haram has freed 80 more Chibok girls.

A top military source just broke to the news According to Saharareporters.

According to the source, the release of the 82 abducted school girls came after further negotiations between the Islamist group and the Muhammadu administration.

The source said he was not in a position to disclose the terms of an agreement that led to today’s mass release of the Chibok school girls.

Our source revealed that that the 82 girls who just regained their freedom are currently in Banki town in Borno state awaiting airlift to an unknown destination.

The source added that once the girls are secured in a new location they would be debriefed, undergo a psycological and medical test and then be reunited with their families.

It will be recalled that On the night of April 14, 2014, 276 female students were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria by Boko Haram.

57 of the schoolgirls managed to escape over the next few months[3] and some have described their capture in appearances at international human rights conferences.

In May 2016, one of the missing girls, Amina Ali, was found. She claimed that the remaining girls were still there, but that six had died.

A second girl was discovered later in the week, but parents have expressed doubts as her name is not among those originally missing.

A further 21 girls were freed in October 2016, while another was rescued the next month. Another was found in January 2017.

With the new release of 82 more, it brings the number of missing Chibok girls to 113.

Earlier last month, on the day marking exactly three years since the kidnap of over 250 girls in Chibok village, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari promised not to ever give up in fighting Boko Haram and rescuing the girls.




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