|According to online news outlet, Sahara Reporters, 21 out of the 218 abducted Chibok Girls Released By Boko Haram|
According to Sahara Reporters:
Twenty one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in April 2014 has been released to the Nigerian government, a government source told SaharaReporters.
The 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.
We have seen reports of 21 #ChibokGirls released but are yet to confirm. This will be extremely happy news if true. We are monitoring.— #BringBackOurGirls (@BBOG_Nigeria) October 13, 2016
The release of the 21 girls comes as President Buhari began a three-day trip to Germany to discuss assistance for the rebuilding of the northeastern part of Nigeria ravaged by Boko Haram.
Saharareporters could not immediately obtain the names of the girls released today.
BREAKING NEWS: #BringBackOurGirls #BBOG 21 Chibok Girls Released By Boko Haram | Sahara Reporters https://t.co/PpimG9lOfL pic.twitter.com/CnUrNvzHXT— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) October 13, 2016