Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has interacted and encouraged freed 82 Chibok girls to ignore their ordeal in the hands of Boko Haram terrorists and be refocused on a brighter future.
Mrs Buhari urged the ladies to be strong and to forget their ordeal so that they can continue their education
Speaking during a visit to the girls in Abuja, Mrs. Buhari charged the girls to take their studies seriously.
She said the prayers of offered by the nation on their behalf had kept them going and expressed her belief that the remaining girls still in captivity would soon be released.
Mrs. Buhari advised the girls that apart from their education they should also learn a trade in order to empower themselves, informing them of the frantic efforts made through negotiations under the direction of the President to secure their release.
She commended security agencies and other individuals for roles they played in getting the girls released.
Earlier, Information and Culture minister, Lai Mohammed told the girls that they would soon be reunited with their parents, adding that the government of President Muhammadu Buhari would not relent until all the girls had been released.
Mrs. Buhari was accompanied on the visit by the wife of the Acting President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, wives of the governors of Zamfara state, Mrs. Asmau Yari; Kogi state, Mrs. Rashidat Bello; Bauchi state, Mrs. Hadiza Abubakar; Nasarawa state, Mrs. Mairo Al Makura, and Sokoto state, Mrs. Mairo Tambuwal
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