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Some of the girls finding their way into their new abode

The Ministry of Women Affairs, on Tuesday, received the 82 Chibok Girls released by the Boko Haram sect.

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women's affairs and social development, said the women will attend months of remedial studies.

Asked why the girls have not gone back to Chibok, the minister said none of them are held against their own will or that of their parents.

The 82 rescued girls had been in the custody of the Nigerian secret police, where they underwent a medical examination, were reunited with their families and cleared for rehabilitation.

Osinbajo said the Buhari administration would do everything possible to ensure that the girls were rehabilitated and reintegrated into society.

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday handed over the recently released Chibok Girls, abducted by Boko Haram terrorists to the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development for rehabilitation.

They were rescued on May 6, having spent more than three years in the captivity of terror group Boko Haram.

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At the center, the girls will receive ICT training and learn some livelihood skills, including catering and sewing.

Speaking at a ceremony welcoming 82 newly rescued girls to a government rehabilitation facility in Abuja, Aisha Alhassan said all the girls will be heading back to class in September, without specifying where. Overall 20 teachers specialising in all specified disciplines will be involved, while each classroom will boast of five teachers.

The minister added that the ministry has engaged another doctor and two nurses to continue providing medical attention to the girls while at the centre.

The Director Medical Services, DSS, Dr Anne Okorafor, who handed over the girls to the ministry, said they were medically, psychologically and physically fit.

Between two to four girls will occupy a room in the hostel provided for them.

M sighted the earlier released 21 girls at the facility.

"As the President had said again, and again, he is prepared to do just anything in other to have the (remaining) Chibok girls back".

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