Buhari receives 3 UNIMAID lecturers, 10 women freed by Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the rescued lecturers of the University of Maiduguri and Police Officers’ wives at the presidential villa, Abuja.
President Buhari with rescued UNIMAID Lecturers released by Bokoharam 
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the rescued persons had been under the custody of the Department of State Service in Abuja where they were examined by a team of doctors and psychologists.
L-R: From left: The Lectures of University of Maiduguri adopted and released by Isis West Africa (ISWA) Haruna Dashe; Yusuf Ibrahim and Dr Solomon Yusu during their visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday. Photo/Callistus Ewelike/NAN
Buhari with all the ex-abductees, including 10 women who are wives of policemen
The rescued lecturers were abducted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Magumeri, Borno, while the police officers’ wives were kidnapped in a raid by the militant group on a military/police convoy on Damboa road, near Maiduguri, in June 2017.
Their release after series of negotiations, according to an earlier statement issued by a presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, was facilitated by the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, in line with presidential directives.

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