Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari said that the Federal Government is currently negotiating with members of the Boko Haram sect to secure the release of the Chibok girls, Punch reports.
The President disclosed this while responding to questions from members of the Nigerian community in France under the aegis of the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation.
Buhari said that he was worried by the continued stay of the girls in the camps of Boko Haram since April 14, 2014 when they were abducted by Boko Haram fighters.
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The President noted that the incident had attracted global attention and sympathy within Nigeria, adding that his government could not fold its arms.
The President said one of the conditions given by Boko Haram sect was to release one of its members who was developing Improvised Explosives Devices.
He, however, said that his government rejected the demand.
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