Aisha Wakil, who is also know as Mama Boko Haram has said she played a key role in the release of the kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirls.
Wakil also added that she received the news of the release of the girls with great joy.
In an interview with Channels Television, Wakil, better known as Mama Boko Haram, said she persuaded the Boko Haram insurgents to return the girls home safely.
She said: “I mounted pressure, I keep on begging them. I really pleaded.
“They promised me they were gonna release them that I shouldn’t bother myself, I shouldn’t cry, so I was very happy [when they did]. I thank God.”