Oby Ezekwesili weeps, thanks Buhari as 21 Chibok girls regain freedom


While the presidency is yet to release the names of the twenty-one Chibok girls that were released on Thursday, the leader of the Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, group, former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has expressed joy over the release of the girls.

The degraded Boko Haram group had on Thursday, dropped off 21 of the girls at the Banki area of the state and they were picked up by military helicopter.

Also, the Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, had confirmed the release of the 21 girls, saying the release of the girls, in a limited number was the outcome of negotiations between the administration and the Boko Haram.

Oby, on her Twitter handle @obyezeks, said, “I can finally , NEVER EVER DELETE THIS TWEET.”

She was referring to one of the tweets by the presidential spokesperson which said “The names of the released girls follows shortly.”

“I can only weep, right now. You know that kind of cry that is a mix of multiple emotions.

“Lord. Some of OUR Girls ARE BACK!!! B. A. C. K.!

“It is 4am in California and I can no longer sleep. Join me in singing the words of Psalm126… “When the Lord turned again the CAPTIVITY…”

“As WE @BBOG_Nigeria wait for FG and #ChibokParents identification of OUR 21 #ChibokGirls.


“THANK YOU, @MBuhari .Thank you,” she tweeted.

Via Daily Post



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