Emotional scenes, tears, huggings, Saturday dominated the reunion of the recently released 82 kidnapped Chibok girls with their parents.
At the reunion held in Abuja, fathers gripped their daughters in tight embrace, while mothers shrieked with joy, wiping away tears streaming from their eyes. In one scene, captured by the cameras, both the parents, along with one of the girls, burst out in tears of joy.
One beaming father picked his daughter up and swung her around in the air. Catch a glimpse of the emotional drama in this video by Bashir Ahmad.
EMOTIONAL; After more than 3 years, the newly-released 82 Chibok girls reunite with their parents and their 23 schoolmates today in Abuja. pic.twitter.com/mf97bTeOnc
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) May 20, 2017