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57 Chibok girls gain admission into US school

25 August 2014, 16:16

Abuja -  57 Chibok schoolgirls who managed to escape from the captivity of the dreaded Boko Haram sect have reportedly gained admission into a school in the United States of America (USA), reports NewsDay.

The admission were secured for them by the Centre for Promotion of Ethics, Values and National Integration (CENPEVNI) in collaboration with other groups.

Dr Mercy Sokomba, executive director of the group, however, said the offer depends on whether the girls are ready for another form of separation from their parents.

Also read : Escaped Chibok girls to be rehabilitated by UN

She noted the group has already initiated discussions with some leadership of the Chibok community on the benefits of the scholarship.

She added that the group would also be meeting with the students and their parents to seek their consent.

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