Nigerian Govt Revises Number of #DapchiGirls - Again

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed says a total of 111 girls were abducted from a school in Dapchi, with one student not reflected on the school's original list of 110 names. He says two other people - not students of the college - were captured, bringing the the total number of abducted people to 113. "So far, a total of 107 persons, comprising 105 Dapchi schoolgirls and the two non-students, have been released," he said. It had earlier been reported that Leah Sharibu, who was still being by Boko Haram, had been released but that was later denied.



President Muhammadu Buhari, left, with the released Dapchi schoolgirls at a ceremony at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday March 23, 2018,

Dapchi schoolgirls.

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