Indications emerged Friday that the Federal Government has concluded plan to swap the Chibok girls with some Boko Haram members
detained at various prisons across the country.
Punch quoted insiders as saying that profiling would include the time they were arrested and the de-radicalisation programme they had undergone.
According to the report, police, the Nigeria Prison Service, the office of the National Security Adviser and the Ministry of Justice would be involved in the process.
The source said the insurgents, who had not been tried could be the first beneficiaries of the deal. The source added that the government had started addressing the problem.
He said, “I can assure you that the government is identifying genuine members of the sect it is negotiating with. We won’t repeat the mistake the immediate past government made by talking with those who will not produce the girls.
“Government is not opposed to swopping. Other countries, including Israel, have done it. In