Celebration Galore In Chibok, Maidugiri Over Release Of 82 Girls


​A report by Daily Trust indicates that Maiduguri and Chibok in Borno state were agog on Sunday, May 7 when reports filtered into the state about the 82 girls released by Boko Haram. 

NAIJ.com gathered that churches in the hometown of the girls, Chibok, was filled to the brim, with many thanking God for the safe return of the girls.“Our joy is unquantifiable; we are most grateful to God most high for this day, and will continue to pray fervently for the release of the remaining 103,” Mrs Yana Galam, the leader of the mothers of the abducted girls, said as she boarded a vehicle to Abuja.

On his part, the chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Borno state chapter, described yesterday’s Sunday Service as the most memorable and joyous in his life time due to the release of the 82 Chibok girls after 3 years in captivity. 

The chairman Chibok Girls Parents Association, Yakubu Nkeki said the parents were already on their ways to Abujato meet with their daughters. Also reacting, the Borno Elders Forum described reports of the release of 82 Chibok school girls from the Boko Haram insurgents as a good omen. Secretary of the forum, Dr Mali Gubio told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri that credit must go to President Muhammad Buhari.

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