A key player in the negotiation that led to Thursday’s release of 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls spoke yesterday on the effort that went into the deal.
Vocal civil liberty activist,Senator Shehu Sani drafted the master plan for the negotiation and facilitated the involvement of Switzerland in the talks as well as the Internantional Red Cross in transporting the girls to safety.
He told newsmen yesterday that with the confidence built on both sides,it might not be long before the remaining girls […]
It was gathered that the Federal Government Friday admitted that it has negotiated thrice with Boko Haram on how to swap the abducted 215 Chibok girls with some commanders of the insurgents.
The three negotiations were approved by President Muhammadu Buhari between July and December 2015.
The government however said the talks broke down because of cracks within Boko Haram and some difficult demands made by the sect.
He said the demands of Boko Haram included the release of their fighters arrested, especially […]