Meeting with the newly released 82 Chibok girls, First lady of the country, Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday, pledged her support in the resettlement of the recently rescued Chibok school girls.
She also advised them to forget the past and acquire skills to be self-reliant.
The wife of the President made these remarks during her meeting with the 82 freed Chibok school girls in Abuja – She was accompanied by the Minister of Information Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Minister of Women’s Affairs, Senator Jummai Alhassan.
Also at the meeting were the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Dr Hajo Sani, and some wives of state governors.
Aisha urged the girls to also focus on their education as soon as they were reintegrated into the society.
“When you were away, we cried and prayed with your parents for your safe return,” she said.
“It gladdens my heart that after years of hoping, crying and praying, 82 of our Chibok daughters are out of captivity. I am still hopeful that the rest of the abducted girls will also return safe and sound, ” she’s quoted as saying.