CHIBOK, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A group of injured and sick Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram will be supported by a Nigerian charity to get the treatment they need, after the girls’ parents said the government had failed to help them to pay their medical bills.
But campaigners said they were concerned about the health of all the kidnapped schoolgirls and said a clear process must be put in place to ensure their medical needs were met.
The mother of 27-year-old Naomi Adamu – one of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist group in April 2014 – last week told the Thomson Reuters Foundation she could not afford the surgery her daughter needed for a kidney condition.
In response, the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) said this week it would help Adamu and five other Chibok girls.
“We have written to the presidency asking for permission to …
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