275 rescued Boko Haram victims moved for social rehabilitation

Posted by News Express | 22 May 2015 | 2,584 times

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The Nigerian military has confirmed the movement of 275 women and children from an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Yola for proper medical attention and psycho Social Therapy.

The Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, disclosed to PRNigeria.

Olukolade said that the essence of e evacuation was to enable the affected persons to undergo a psycho social rehabilitation programme arranged by the Office of the National Security Adviser.

He confirmed that they are presently in a safe location considered more conducive for them to undergo the next phase of the programme

“They are expected to be better prepared to join their communities at the end of the programme,” he concluded.

The rehabilitation programme is one of the initiatives of the National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, under the Soft-Approach Programme to countering terrorism.

•Photo shows some of the rescued Boko Haram victims.

Source: News Express

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