19th May, 2016
The Nigerian Army has disclosed that the rescued Chibok schoolgirl, Amina Ali, will meet President Muhammadu Buhari today (Thursday) in Aso Rock, Abuja.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, disclosed this in a statement released on Wednesday.
According to Usman, the rescued Chibok schoolgirl was airlifted by Nigeria Air Force Super Puma aircraft from Damboa to Maiduguri alongside her baby and supposed husband, Mohammed Hayatu.
”Prior to that, they were examined at Air Force medical facility and were found to be stable and normal blood pressure was observed.
”Thereafter, she was released to the Operation LAFIYA DOLE headquarters for further investigation and handing over.
”After preliminary investigation, the rescued girl and her baby have been handed over to Borno State Governor, His Excellency, Honourable Kashim Shetima, at Government house, Maiduguri Wednesday evening, May 18, 2016 by the acting general office, Commanding 7 Division, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu in a brief ceremony.
”It is believed that she will be brought to Abuja tomorrow along with her parents to meet with Mr President.
”Meanwhile, the supposed husband is undergoing further investigation at Joint Intelligence Centre. It should be noted that Mohammed Hayatu is well treated in line with Operation LAFIYA DOLE Rules of Engagement regarding insurgents who voluntarily surrender to the military,” Usman stated.