Nigeria's Buhari meets released Dapchi schoolgirls

Nigeria's Buhari meets released Dapchi schoolgirlsBy Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met 107 schoolgirls on Friday freed by Islamist militant group Boko Haram and promised to secure the release any of their classmates still held in the remote northeast. “This cheering and hearty development signifies our commitment to the security and well-being of all Nigerians,” Buhari said after posing in Abuja for a group photograph with the girls, who spent a month in Boko Haram captivity. Boko Haram fighters stunned residents of Dapchi on Wednesday when they drove a line of trucks into the town and released the girls, triggering tears and ululations of joy from relatives.

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