Boko Haram allegedly frees 21 Chibok schoolgirls
According to Saharareporters, 21 of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 have been released to the Nigerian government.
Their sources disclosed that the girls were picked up by military helicopter from Banki area of Borno state where Boko Haram militants dropped them off earlier today
A Boko Haram commander said the release of the first batch of Chibok girls involved a prisoner swap of detained Boko Haram militants
21 freed Chibok girls swapped with four four high profile Boko Haram militants
21 Chibok girls are now on their way to Abuja by air, they left Nigeria Airforce base in Maiduguri for Abuja
18 of the 21 freed Chibok girls are nursing mothers
Source – Instagram/ Metronews