She was accompanied by the wife of the Vice president Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, wives of the governors of Zamfara state Mrs. Asmau Yari, Kogi state Mrs. Rashidat Bello, Bauchi state Mrs. Hadiza Abubakar, Nassarawa state Mrs. Mairo Al Makura, and Sokoto state Mrs. Mairo Tanbuwal.
The first lady, while speaking, urged the girls to be strong and focus on their education.
She said strong prayers of the nation had kept them and believed that the one hundred and thirteen girls still in captivity would soon be released; she further advised the girls that apart from their education they should also learn a trade as no knowledge is lost.
Speaking further, Mrs. Buhari enlightened them on all the efforts that had been put into negotiating their release as well as the meetings that she personally held with their parents as well as the financial consideration raised for them and given to their parents to ease the pain, from her book launch.
The President’s wife praised all the agencies and individuals that were involved in their release.
Mrs. Buhari also presented the girls with gifts.