Army Confirms Identity of Rescued Chibok School Girl

The spokesman of the Nigeria Army, Brigadier Sani Usman, confirmed the rescue of another Chibok school girl, Thursday.
According to him:“Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE during investigation of arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorists discovered one of the abducted Chibok School girls, Rakiya Abubakar, with her six months old baby.
“According to preliminary investigation, it was discovered she is the daughter of Abubakar Gali Mulima and Habiba Abubakar of Chibok. She further stated that she was a student of Senior Secondary School Class 3B (SS 3B), before her abduction along with her colleagues on 14th April 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists.
“Rakiya Abubakar is presently undergoing further medical investigation and would soon be released to the Borno State Government.” Sani said.
The mother and daughter were said to be found near Damboa town, 85 kilometres from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
Damboa is one of the border towns leading to Sambisa Forest.
The girl was said to have been found by a joint patrol team of soldiers and operatives of the Civilian-JTF.
This brings to 23 the number of abducted Chibok school girls rescued so far.
Boko Haram insurgents on April 14, 2014, abducted nearly 300 school girls from their dormitory in Chibok town.
A handful of the girls managed to escape while being flocked away in a vehicle. About 209 of them were held in captivity for over two years.
Besides the 23 so far rescued, the others remain in captivity.

Author: News Editor

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