By Adebisi Adeyemi Lagos, Nigeria


The wife of the President Her Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has asked the eighty two recently released chibok girls to try their best to be strong and try and forget their ordeal and go on with their education. Mrs buhari was speaking when she met with the girls at their location in Abuja, when she went to have a talk with them.

She said strong prayers of the nation had kept them and believed that the one hundred and thirteen girls still in captivity would soon be released; she further advised the girls that apart from their education they should also learn a trade as no knowledge is lost.

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Speaking further, Mrs Buhari enlightened them on all the efforts that had been put into negotiating their release as well as the meetings that she personally held with their parents as well as the financial consideration raised for them and given to their parents to ease the pain, from her book launch.

The President’s wife praised all the agencies and individuals that were involved  in their release.

Earlier the minister for information Alhaji lai Mohammed had told the girls that they would soon be reunited with their parents and that the government of president Muhammadu Buhari would not relent until all the girls had been located and brought back home.

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Mrs Anne Okarafor in whose care and guidance the girls are informed Mrs Buhari that medical intervention for the girls has begun and physiotherapy, psychological analysis and surgical intervention is on for the affected ones

The wife of the president was accompanied by the wife of the vice president Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, wives of the governors of Zamfara state Mrs Asmau Yari, Kogi state Mrs Rashidat Bello , Bauchi state Mrs Hadiza Abubakar, Nassarawa state  Mrs Mairo Al Makura, and Sokoto state Mrs Mairo Tanbuwal

All the chibok girls were given gifts courtesy of Mrs Buhari