It was revealed that the release was successful as a result of the release of two Boko Haram commanders in federal government custody. The release of the girls has now brought the total to 105 out of 219 kidnapped schoolgirls, and among the released 82 Chibok girls one of them was carrying a baby according to an anonymous source.
Many were happy and praised the Buhari government for their efforts to make sure the girls were release, others expressed doubt about the release because they felt the whole thing is a set up.
Femi Adesina tweets, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, he confirmed that the girls have arrived Abuja and were received by Abba Kyari who is the president’s chief of staff.
The release girls heading to the plane taht would take them to Abuja
Vanguard also reported that according to an anonymous source, one of the Chibok girls was carrying a baby.
Military and civilian militia sources in the town of Baki, close to Cameroon, said the girls left for Borno state capital Maiduguri on board six military helicopters at 6:10 am.
The presidency said the teenagers would be brought to Abuja to meet Buhari, who was swept to power on a promise to defeat Boko Haram, whose insurgency has killed at least 20,000 people in Nigeria since 2009.
Also, it has been reported that Shehu Sani, a Nigerian senator who has been involved in previous negotiations, said the talks lasted for “three to four months”.
The Chibok girls recently released are currently in Abuja to see the president.