101 DAPCHI GIRLS RELEASED
According to the minister for information, Lai Mohammed, the number of the Dapchi schoolgirls who were released on Wednesday increased from 76 to 101, with the documentation of more of the freed girls by the security agencies.
In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister said the number could still increase, as the documentation of the freed girls is ongoing.
He said the release of the schoolgirls is the outcome of the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to all security agencies to do everything possible to secure the release of the 110 Dapchi schoolgirls, who were abducted 19 Feb. 2018.
The Minister said the girls were released around 3 a.m. through back-channel efforts and with the help of some friends of the country, and that it was unconditional.