NAWOJ Laud Federal Government For The Release Of 82 Chibok Girls

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists  (NAWOJ) commends the Federal Government,local and international organisations as well as security agencies for the release of 82 Chibok school girls.

The release of the school girls,who have been in the custody of their captors for over one thousand and ten days ,came as a relief to all Nigerians and a demonstration of government’s commitment to upholding the dignity and fundamental human rights of the girls.

NAWOJ, therefore calls on the Federal Government to urgently provide medical and psycho-social support for the girls  who were subjected to untold trauma by their  captors.

The Federal Government is encouraged to ensure the release of the remaining girls and other captives.

NAWOJ appeals to their families and  their communities not to stigmatise  them but help them through the process of  reintegration  into the society.

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