The federal government has assured Nigerians that there was no need to worry about the Boko Haram suspects that were swapped in exchange for the 82 Chibok girls released on Saturday.
The commendation came after the government, through Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, confirmed the release of the girls which it said was as a result of combined efforts among security agencies, the military, the government of Switzerland, the Red Cross, local and international NGOs.
Reliable military sources said that the freed girls were accompanied on Saturday by officials of the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, to Banki, a town in Borno State that shares a common border with Cameroun.
The United Kingdom and the United States of America have warned that the Boko Haram terrorist group is planning to kidnap foreigners who are rendering humanitarian services in the North East region of Nigeria.
The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has said it planned to spend $4 million in its intervention programmes in the insurgency-hit North East Nigeria.
The attack occurred at Mandarari ward in Konduga Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night, claiming the lives of seven people, including the two attackers.
The Director of information, Nigerian Defence Headquarters, John Enenche, has reassured Nigerians that the military is still on top of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East in spite of recent attacks and suicide bombings in the region.
The National Emergency Management Authority, NEMA, has said that five persons were killed and eleven others injured in three separate suicide attacks in Maiduguri on Wednesday.
Three female suspected suicide bombers were on Monday killed in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, after they tried to infiltrate the city and cause havoc.
The Nigerian IDPs, some of who are nursing mothers, recounted the inhumane treatment meted out on them by the Cameroonian forces before they were forcefully deported and dumped in Pulka, a border town in Borno State.