The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, says the number of Dapchi schoolgirls released has increased to 101.
The minister said this in a message sent to State House reporters this afternoon after the earlier interview he granted.
Mohammed said the federal government’s delegation sent to Dapchi, Yobe State by President Muhammadu Buhari might however meet the girls in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The minister did not explain why the girls would be met in Maiduguri.
“Yes, as of now, the number has increased to 101. However we may probably meet the girls in Maiduguri,” he said.