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Releases Dapchi girls transported to Maiduguri amid heavy security

The abducted Dapchi schoolgirls, brought back by the insurgents on Wednesday, March 21 have been profiled and taken to Maiduguri for onward movement to Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that 103 girls were brought back to Dapchi while one was held back. READ ALSO: Saraki reacts to release of Dapchi girls The surviving girls said five of their school mates died the very day they were abducted. The parents commended the Federal Government for hastening the release of the girls. Bashir Manzo, Chairman of the abducted Girls Parents Association, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for living up to his words to secure the release of the girls when he visited Dapch According to Premium Times, the girls in the convoy of soldiers were led by the General Officer Commanding 3-Division, Ben Ahanotu, a brigadier general. The girls would be received by three ministers sent by President Buhari at the Theatre command headquarters in Maiduguri NAIJ.com had reported that Boko Haram reportedly returned 101 out of the kidnapped 110 #DapchiGirls girls back to Dapchi township in Yobe state according to the presidency. The schoolgirls were kidnapped from Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi On February 19, 2018 at about 5:30pm local time. Channels Television correspondent who monitored the event disclosed this during a programme on Wednesday, March 21. However, the presidency has disclosed that 76 of the abducted school girls have been released. Bashir Ahmed, a presidential aide disclosed this on Twitter. PAY ATTENTION : Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 new app "So far, 76 of the 110 abducted Dapchi schoolgirls have been confirmed release and documented, the number of the freed girls would be updated after the remaining ones have been documented, especially because the girls were not handed over to anyone but dropped off in Dapchi," he wrote. On his part, Lai Mohammed, also claimed that 91 of the school girls have been released. In an updated version, the federal government says 101 girls have been released. Nigerians react as Boko Haram terrorists kidnap over 100 girls in Dapchi, Yobe - on NAIJ.com TV. Source: Naija.ng

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