18 of the released Chibok girls are now Chibok women

Nigeria is currently agog following the release of 21 Chibok girls by the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents.

Sahara Reporters confirms that 18 of the 21 released Chibok girls are now Chobok women as 18 of them are nursing mothers while others have had children by Boko Haram.

The fathers of their children have not been disclosed yet.

There are speculations that Boko Haram terrorists are the fathers of the children.

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The girls were picked up by military helicopter from Banki area of Borno state where Boko Haram militants dropped them off earlier today.

Garba Shehu who is the spokesperson for President Buhari confirmed that the girls have been handed over to operatives of the Department of State Service.

He said: “The Director-General, Malam Lawal Daura just finished briefing President 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.

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“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.

“Malam 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 VP,” Shehu said.