- The minister of health Isaac Adewole has promised to provide comprehensive health care for the rescued Chibok girls
- The minister said the federal ministry of health will provide medical checks, treatment and psycho-social support for the girls
- The minister also congratulated Nigeria for the safe rescue of 82 girls released over the weekend
The minister of health Isaac Adewole has promised to conduct a comprehensive medical and psycho-social support for the just rescued Chibok school girls.
The minister while congratulating Nigeria and Nigerians on the safe rescue of the girls, announced that the federal ministry of health will provide a comprehensive medical check, treatment and psycho-social support of for the girls.
Adewole in a tweet said: "Congratulations Nigeria. FMoH will provide comprehensive medical check, treatment & psycosocial support for our girls as we did for #ChibokGirls21"
Recall that the government had on Saturday, May 6, announced the safe rescue of 82 Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists on April 14, 2014.
Federal government in its announcement said the girls were rescued following a negotiation deal with the terrorists operating in North-East region of Nigeria.
The girls also met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed door meeting at the Presidential Villa on Sunday, May 7.
Meanwhile, the Bring Back Our Girls campaign group while commending the effort of te Nigerian government in rescuing the girls called for an intensified plan to ensure the release of the remaining 113 girls still in captivity.
See Adewole's tweet below:
Watch this NAIJ.com video of Bring Back Our Girls protest in Lagos: