Buhari reacts to release of 21 Chibok girls


President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the Boko Haram’s release of 21 out of the over 200 Chibok school girls the terrorist group abducted in 2014.

“As I depart Abuja for Germany on an official visit, I welcome the release of 21 of our Chibok Girls, following successful negotiations,” Mr. Buhari said on Twitter few minutes after the news broke out.

“The Department of State Services (DSS) has briefed me on the matter, and will continue to provide updates.

“Cooperation on the security & humanitarian situation in the Northeast will form a significant part of my discussions with Chancellor Merkel,” the president said.

Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 female students from a secondary school in Chibok on April 14, 2014, provoking international outrage.

More than 50 managed to escape on the day they were captured.

Since then, there has only been one confirmed release since then. In May, 19-year-old Amina Nkeki was found carrying by the Civilian JTF.


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  • Sam

    Thank God.

    At least, about 21 fathers like me will be relieved that their daughters are back. Although painful, their wait is over.

    Let the government intensify its efforts to get others out too.


      Congrat to their parents.

    • Otile

      Islamabad, Islam is bad.

  • Emeka

    At least that mad man in the seat of government in Ekiti state would hide or bury his ugly face in the sand. I despise that mad dog with passion, at the same time feel sorry for intellectuals in Ekiti state.

    • zung

      Yes you got the message: An insane man sits as a governor and a small group of paid e-singers claim to praise him-shows how decadent our society has gone. How can a person of governor status stab the parents of these girls with more pains emanating from rotten words from his gutter mouth claiming that it was not true that Chibok girls are missing. He is a one man circus-an evil circus at that.

    • tuby NY

      That man is a “deranged” fellow pls.. yea I feel sorry 4them too.

  • Simon Tor Gideon

    What will Ayo Fyose be saying now since he strongly refuted the fact that no Chibok girl is missing and this was concoted to deny Jonathan from coming back to power?

    • Teflonjones

      That governor is busy dealing mercilessly with the murderous, rampaging fulani herdsmen. He’s celebrated.

  • Hykris

    I won’t respond to this because Nigeria has already failed as a state! How can a president confidently say that he negotiated with terrorists? So he has the time to negotiate with terrorists but cannot negotiate with freedom fighters? We are finished. Our country is finally sold to Islam! I am relocating to Ghana with immediate effect!

    • tuby NY

      No prblem yo and I’ll pay for your one-way ticket only sir..

  • Misbahu Akd

    Join the discussion…hykris, shame on you. U r ungrateful human being, and it shows ur inborn hateness to the President.

  • Misbahu Akd

    by the way. Who is in need of ur response. Mtssw. Until you developed feathers…when now you can fly.

  • Linus nwafor

    I hereby nominate president Muhammadu okechukwu Buhari for Nobel peace price 2017, re-election in 2019

  • Reality

    One drama after the other. until we see those girls and asses them, no comment.

  • tuby NY

    SAFE trip Mr. President, you getting most of the issues RIGHT sir.. WELL DONE!

  • FormerlyAPC

    Abeg make we hear word. You know where they were safely spirited out to right from the outset. It’s like at the right time, you used all these abracadabra to bring them out. Maybe this Sambisa is cozier than NICON-NOGA. See how fresh they look