The Nigerian government on Monday disclosed that negotiations are ongoing to ensure the release of more Chibok girls and other persons held hostage by Boko Haram terrorists.
This assertion was made by the Senior Special Assistant to the president on Media and Publicity, Dr Femi Adesina in Lagos.
Mr Adesina said this after presenting a paper titled ‘The Challenges and Expectations of the Media in Military Operations’ at a workshop organised by the Directorate of Army Public Relations, DAPR for its officers, Commanding officers and Defence correspondents.
He said, “Just know that there are talks still ongoing and many more can be recovered. The released Chibok girls are being rehabilitated, physically, psychologically in all ways, and their education will be restarted.”
The SSA also added that those so far released from terrorists’ den by the military, were being rehabilitated “physically, psychologically and in all aspects.
“Their education is being taken care of as well. Talks are ongoing on the release of the remaining girls. Many more would be released,” he assured.
Mr Adesina also debunked allegations that the President Muhammadu Buhari led government knows the sponsors of Boko Haram,