FG Confirms Having Four Chibok Girls’ Babies In It's Custody

FG Confirms Having Four Chibok Girls’ Babies In It's  Custody

The Federal Government, on Sunday, confirmed that it has four babies born by by four of the 82 released Chibok girls, in its custody.

In a statement from the Presidency Office of Digital Engagement (PODE), the FG said that the parents and families of all the girls had been contacted and arrangements were already being made to reunite them with the girls this week.

It described as absolutely false, claims that the parents of the girls had been denied access to them or that the girls were being held against their wishes.

It added that the girls are being given appropriate and comprehensive medical and psychological care and support, and government would underwrite all of the care they will receive, as well as ensuring that their education is concluded.

“In addition to the girls, there are four babies, also in the care of the government. All four babies belong to mothers within the batch of 24.

“We expect that this reunion will happen in the week commencing 15th May, 2017.

“The ultimate goal is to reunite them with their families, reintegrate them into the society and support them to achieve their personal, educational, and professional goals and ambitions,” the government said in the statement.

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