FG Releases Chibok Girls’ Photos To Parents

  FG Releases Chibok Girls’ Photos To Parents

The federal government said it has met with representatives of parents of the 82 rescued Chibok girls, adding that the representatives were given photographs of the girls to be handed over to their parents.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this during an interview with reporters on Wednesday.

He said the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, met with the representatives, saying that option was considered because it would be inconvenient to ask all the parents to fly to Abuja.

He said, “Chibok is not one village; the girls are from several communities. You need time to contact the parents. The Minister of Women Affairs has met with members of the Chibok association and they have been given pictures and names of the girls and in the next few days, we will get feedback.

“We don’t want a situation where somebody’s daughter, who is not there, will come all the way to Abuja only to be disappointed while the parents, whose daughters were actually rescued, would be left behind.

“So, it will take a few days to coordinate these things.”

Mohammed said the rescued girls were still undergoing various tests. 

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