President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take care of rescued chibok girl Amina Ali.
Speaking after receiving the girl who was rescued in the forest by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force at the Presidential Villa, Buhari said he was very happy the girl is still alive however, his feelings were tinged with deep sadness because of the horrors the girl had to go through at such an early stage in her life.He then promised Amina will get the best of everything his government can afford
“Amina will get the best care that the Nigerian government can afford. We will ensure that she gets the best medical, emotional and whatever care that she requires to get full recovery and be integrated into the society.Yesterday (Wednesday), medical personnel from government and other NGOs examined her for a total of about five hours. Trauma experts from UNICEF also met her. “The Federal Government will assist the Murtala Mohammed Foundation which has already been providing support for the families of the missing Chibok girls and which runs a truama and counseling faciity in Kano, will also be involved in the ongoing work with Amina in monitoring her progress and any additional support she requires.
“The continuation of Amina’s education so abruptly disrupted will definitely be a propriety of the Federal Government.Amina must be able go back to school. Nobody in Nigeria should be put through the brutality of forced marriage, every girl has a right to education and their choice of life.”