The Nigeria Police on Wednesday announced that the alleged abducted teenager, Ese Oruru, would be reunited with her parents later in the day after undergoing medical and psychological inspection and treatment.
According to the police spokesperson, Bisi Kolawole, Ese is in the custody of the Gender and Child Care Protection Unit of the police and is billed to leave Abuja with her mother, Rose Oruru, in a 5:00pm flight Wednesday to Port Harcourt from where they will proceed to their home in Bayelsa State.
They are expected to meet with the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, before departure.
Kolawole also announced that an internal investigation ordered by the police boss was meant to look into the involvement of policemen or women in the abduction saga with a view to meting out punishment to culprits.
Ese, believed to be 14 years old, was reportedly abducted eight months ago from Bayelsa and taken to Kano by Yunusa Dahiru, who forcefully married and converted her to Islam. It is suspected that the teenager might already be pregnant, going by the testimony of some people who saw her on Wednesday.
She was freed on Monday following a huge media firestorm and public outcry.
The police also announced that Yunusa, who is in custody, would be prosecuted for his role in the saga.