By Gabriel Olawale
The Federal Government of Nigeria has assured prompt and quality medical care to the 21 released Chibok girls and any other subsequent release.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole who disclosed this during a courtesy visit to assess the wellbeing of released Chibok girls said that the girls were in one of the excellent medical facilities in Abuja.
Adewole who guaranteed the girls of complete medical care noted that a team of Medical Doctors, Nurses, Psychologists, Oncologist and many more professionals from the Ministry, National Hospital and Federal Medical Centre, Jabi Abuja are on ground to render support services.
His words; “This facility is one of the excellent facilities you can have around, we have assembled a team of professionals with support from National Hospital and Federal Medical Centre Jabi, Abuja to look after them.”
The Minister explained that the team would monitor the girls in the next couple of days to ensure that their health status improve, including paying attention to their nutritional support and subsequent integration into the society.
Earlier, in his remarks, the Majority Leader, Senator Muhammad Ali Ndume commended the Federal Ministry of Health for their prompt response in provision of medical care to the girls immediately they were brought to the hospital.
“It is quite clear that their physical condition has improved and their health status has also improved,” he added.