FG, Boko Haram Begin Negotiation To Release Abducted Chibok School Girls

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Report reaching schoolwatch.com.ng news desk has it that the over 200 Chibok school girls in the captivity of terrorist group, Boko Haram, may regain their freedom soon.

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Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine learnt that the Federal Government and the leadership of the insurgent group may have finally begun a process of negotiating the release of the school girls.

According to a report of the Cable News Network (CNN) at the weekend, government officials and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have started talking with Boko Haram leadership about swapping prisoners of the Islamist terror group for the school girls who were kidnapped in April.

Quoting an anonymous source, CNN reported that the officials met four times with two senior members of Boko Haram in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja last month.

The report further indicated that the swap would involve the release of 30 Boko Haram commanders in the custody of the government. It was learnt that the insurgent group had submitted a list of 30 of its members who were either convicted or are awaiting trial on terror offences.

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