Buhari approves N164.7 million for tuition fees for Chibok girls



Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of N164,763,759 for school fees of 106 Chibok girls who have regained freedom from the Boko Haram terrorists.

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja the money was meant for the second semester school fees of the Chibok girls at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) in Yola, Adamawa State.

The statement said the Federal Government would provide full support for the education of Chibok girls, adding that Buhari was commited to bringing back the remaining girls held by the terrorists through all possible means.

The statement also commended the progress made in the rehabilitation the 106 freed girls who were already back in school.

It added that according to the progress report received by the president, the decision to pursue avenues in…

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