By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye
The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed that dreaded Islamic Terrorist Group, Boko Haram has released 21 out of the 219 girls in their captivity.
The girls were kidnapped on April 21 2014 at Government Day Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State while preparing for a West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).
Confirming this Blackface News on Thursday morning, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu BUHARI of Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu said the girls were released aftermath the negotiation brokered by the International Red Cross Society and the government of the Federal Republic of Switzerland.
“It is confirmed that 21 of the missing Chibok Girls have been released and are in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.
The Director-General, Malam LAWAL Daura just finished briefing the President H.E MUHAMMADU Buhari.
“The release of the girls, in a limited number is the outcome of negotiations between the administration and the Boko Haram brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government. The negotiations will continue.
“The President welcomes the release of the girls but cautioned Nigerians to be mindful of the fact that more than 30,000 fellow citizens were killed via terrorism.
“Mallam LAWAL wants the girls to have some rest, with all of them very tired coming out of the process before he hands them over to the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
“The President takes off shortly on a trip to Germany for a state visit.
“The names of the released girls follows shortly” Garba Shehu said in a statement sent to Blackface News.