Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has given the 21 released Chiboks renewed hope with the decision to cater for them educationally and otherwise.
Some of the 21 released Chibok Girls
The Federal Government has promised to take care of the education and job needs of the the 21 freed Chibok girls. The promise was made by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo while visiting the girls at the DSS Medical Centre, Abuja, where they were receiving medical attention on Thursday.
According to a statement released by his spokesman, Mr. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo as saying that the government will make provisions for girls to go back to school and also provide employment for those who wish to work.
He said, “You can’t immediately be taken out of here because we need to be sure that you are in very good health.
“I am sure you are going to be very well taken care of. We have provided very good accommodation for you where you will stay where you will sleep and your parents will come and meet you there also.
“We are also going to see to it that everything that you require going forward, perhaps your education, those who need to go back to school, those who need to find employment, we are going to make sure that we make all the provisions for you.
“The Federal Government is very committed. The President in particular, has asked me to tell you, how excited he is. When you were away, he kept saying that if it were his daughter, he wouldn’t even know what to do.”