Amina Ali, who was yesterday rescued from Sambisa forest has been handed over to Borno State Governor, Kashim Shetima, at a ceremony in Maiduguri yesterday.
According to a written statement released by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, a medical examination was conducted at the Air Force medical facility to ensure that the rescued girl and her child were stable and of normal blood pressure. Upon confirmation that they were fine, she and the child, alongside the 'husband' were released to the Operation Lafiya Dole headquarters for further investigation and handing over.
After preliminary investigation, the rescued girl and her baby were handed over to Borno State Governor, Kashim Shetima, at Government house, Maiduguri yesterday by the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu.
It is believed that she will be transported to today along with her parents to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The supposed husband, however is being made to undergo extra investigation at Joint Intelligence Centre.
According to the statement, Mohammed Hayatu is well treated in line with Operation Lafiya Dole Rules of Engagement regarding insurgents who voluntarily surrender to the military.