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Buhari receives rescued Chibok schoolgirl in Abuja. **Chibok girl, child stable-Army.

Buhari receives rescued Chibok schoolgirl in Abuja.

**Chibok girl, child stable-Army.

Rescued Chibok schoolgirl, Amina Ali-Nkeki, on Thursday arrived at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for audience with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The girl, her baby, her mother and her brother, were led to the villa by Borno governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, at about 2.46 p.m.

The governor and the girl, with her child were quickly taken to the president’s office by his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari, for a closed-door interaction with the president.

It was observed that the girl and her baby were dressed in hijab and were shielded from newsmen by security officials.

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday in a statement, confirmed the rescue of Ali-Nkeki, one of the Chibok school girls in Borno, abducted in April, 2014 by Boko Haram insurgents.

The statement issued by acting spokesman of the army, Col. Sani Usman, said that the girl was among other persons rescued by troops at Baale community near Damboa in Borno.

Meanwhile, the rescued Chibok school girl, Amina Ali, was airlifted by Nigeria Air Force Super Puma aircraft from Damboa to Maiduguri alongside her baby and supposed husband, Mohammed Hayatu on Wednesday.

Prior to the airlift, they were examined at Air Force medical facility and were found to be stable and normal blood pressure was observed.

Thereafter, she was released to the Operation Lafiya Dole headquarters for further investigation and handing over.

A statement from Army headquarters noted that “After preliminary investigation, the rescued girl and her baby were handed over to Borno State Governor Kashim Shetima, at Government house, Maiduguri in the evening by the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu after a brief ceremony.

The statement said Amina Ali will be brought to Abuja along with her parents to meet with Mr. President on Thursday.

“In the meantime, the supposed husband is undergoing further investigation at Joint Intelligence Centre” the statement said.

 “It should be noted that Mohammed Hayatu is well treated in line with Operation Lafiya Dole’s Rules of Engagement regarding insurgents who voluntarily surrender to the military” it added.


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