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Buhari Pay Boko Haram €3m to take Release Chibok girls

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Reports reveal say the Federal Government don pay €3m totake secure the release of some Chibok schoolgirls wey dey the possession of the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Boko Haram, back in 2014, kidnapped 276 girls from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok inside Borno state, Later them rescue 163 afterwards and 57 other some weeks after BK Men kidnap them. After 3 Others self escape and Swiss-coached mediation self secure 103 from this girls.
October 13, 2016, them free 21 girls from the 103 while the remaining 82 of them na May 6 inside year them free them.
Wall Street Journal for inside one detailed report now don reveal say FG paid €1m for the release of the remaining 21 girls wey them first free, and additional €2m to take give five Boko Haram commanders wey make them release the next batch: the 82 girls.
Ahmad Salkida, one journalist wey them link with the sect, and Zannah Mustapha, a lawyer, na them be the key mediators wey dey involve for both deals.
WSJ talk say:

The plan called for two exchanges. In the first one, Boko Haram would free 20 Chibok hostages in exchange for €1m.If both sides were satisfied with the outcome, the rest of the girls who wanted to come home would be swapped in the second exchange in return for €2 and five imprisoned Boko Haram commanders.As Mustapha worked through the details and tried to maintain the confidence of both sides, the Nigerian government began the delicate process of finding prisoners Shekau would deem acceptable.Salkida was the man picked for the task. He began to crisscross Nigeria combing jails and interviewing inmates, looking for militants who fit the profile.

WSJ come still talk say;

The President was eager for a victory. He also loathed the idea of paying Boko Haram. No one knew if he would sign off,” it said. 

In the end, he approved the deal, with a condition: He insisted that any money that reached Boko Haram would be a step toward a comprehensive peace agreement. 

Since the insurgents collected their €3m, some Nigerian officials say an army that had struggled to feed itself seems replenished,” it stated

  • TheCable, however, made it know they were unable to independently verify the claims concerning the payment.
  • Femi Adesina, Buhari’s spokesman, when contacted neither confirmed nor denied the claims.


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