👤 By Adenike Lucas and Danjuma Aliyu, DENISAURUS News
Nigeria’s Minister of Information Lai Mohammed who claims to be against fake news has been exposed for his own lies.
Early this year, over a 100 girls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from their School in Dapchi, the North-East of Nigeria.
Months after their abduction, the Federal government secured the release of 91 girls and 1 boy. Leah Shuaibu, one of the girls abducted still remains in captivity.
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Commenting after the release of some of the girls, Alhaji Mohammed stated that “no ransom was paid to effect this release.”
He said that the kidnapper’s only request was that “they should be the ones to drop them off. They didn’t want to hand them over to any third party. Nothing was given in exchange for them.”
However, DENISAURUS News can now report that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Minister for Information LIED.
A UN report revealed that “large ransom payment” was made for the release of the 91 girls released by Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP.
“In Nigeria, 111 schoolgirls from the town of Dapchi were kidnapped on 18 February 2018 and released by ISWAP on 21 March 2018 in exchange for a large ransom payment,” the UN REPORT revealed.