Nigeria‘s First Lady Aisha Buhari on Wednesday (May 10) met the 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls who were among 270 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram three years ago.
The government secured the girls’ release on Saturday (May 6) with mediation by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
A military source said three Boko Haram commanders had been freed in an exchange, but declined to give further details.
Nigeria‘s Information Minister Lai Mohammed spoke of one of the Chibok girls’s courage.
Nigeria‘s Women Affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan vowed the government would give them the support needed to get back to their normal lives.