Breaking: One of Boko Haram Kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls Rescued

This will certainly be good news for one of parents of the missing Chibok schoolgirls that had to endured pains of missing child for more than two years now.

This is as one of the schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram over two years ago has been found alive at the Edge of the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.

Members of the civilian JTF in Borno State reportedly rescued her on Tuesday.

Reports said Amina Ali Nkeki, the first of the girls to be rescued, was found near the border of Nigeria and Cameroun and was taken to her family in Chibok Town for confirmation and subsequently transferred to the military for debriefing.

The Hausa service of the BBC reports that the girl was rescued after a gunfight between the civilian JTF and Boko Haram at a forest in Borno ​State.

The BBC also quoted a lecturer in t​​he University of Maiduguri, Hauwa Biu, who is familiar with the rescue​,​ as confirming the incident.

“After defeating the terrorists, the civilian JTF also succeeded in rescuing the girl who was seen carrying a baby​.​

“One of them identified her as one of the school girls kidnapped and her name is Amina Nkek,” Ms Biu ​was quoted as saying

The report also said the girl, original​l​y from Mbalal village​,​ is presently with the Nigerian Army unit in Damboa town where investigations regarding the rescue and identity of the girl is ongoing.​​

About 276 girls were kidnapped in the middle of the night from their hostel at the Chibok Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State in April 2014.

 

Author: News Editor

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