Buhari meets freed Chibok girls, journalists barred from meeting
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening received the newly released 82 Chibok girls at his official residence in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The two white Nigerian Army buses conveying the girls arrived the President’s residence gate around 7:06 p.m.
The buses had window blinds that made it impossible to see the faces of the girls.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan arrived with the girls. While the girls were shielded from the journalists gathered at the entrance, State House correspondents were also not allowed to have access to the venue.
The girls were received behind closed doors by the President as only Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) Cameraman and the President’s Personal Photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo were allowed in .
It was also gathered that some foreign media houses were allowed to cover the Presidential reception for the Chibok girls. Service Chiefs and many top government officials were also at the meeting.
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