Two Boko Haram leaders released in exchange of 82 Chibok girls

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The news of the release of 80 Chibok girls brought smiles on the faces of Nigerians but there have been fresh information has it concerns the release of the girls.

According to Sahara Reporters who broke the news of the released girls, ‘senior sources in Nigeria’s military have told us that the 82 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram, regained their freedom after intense negotiation with a faction of the militant group’.

The report went on to say:

“Tthe sources disclosed that the deal involved the Federal Government’s release of two senior Boko Haram commanders who had been in detention by the Nigerian security services.

According to one of the sources, a combined team of military and Red Cross negotiators flew the two detained Islamist commanders to Banki town in Borno State where they were handed over to a team of Boko Haram representatives.

The Boko Haram team had, in turn, brought the 82 Chibok girls to the outskirts of Banki where a heavy contingent of Nigerian troops took custody of them. The sources said the negotiators included operatives from military intelligence as well as officials of the Department of State Security (DSS), Nigeria’s secret police’

 

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