A Boko Haram commander said the release of the first batch of Chibok girls involved a prisoner swap of detained Boko Haram militants, Sahara Reporters report.
Sahara Reporters, the online medium who was among the first to break the news cannot be ascertain the number and names of Boko haram militants used in the swap deal.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria government also confirmed the release of the 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants but yet to give details about the release formality.
Garba Shehu, Buhari’s senior aide only quoted DSS DG, Daura as saying that the girl are tired and needs some rest.
The DSS Boss, Malam Lawal Daura also wants the girls to have some rest, with all of them very tired coming out of the process before he hands them over to the Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo
The President welcomed the release of the girls but cautioned Nigerians to be mindful of the fact that more than 30,000 fellow citizens were killed via terrorism.