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Army Releases Details of Rescued Chibok Schoolgirl


The Nigerian Army has released details of one of the rescued Boko Haram kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls, adding that Amina Ali is the real name. And she is now a mother.

It also stated that a Boko Haram terrorist Mohammed Hayatu, who claimed to be her husband, was also arrested.

Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman said in a statement, Wednesday evening: “Preliminary investigation shows that she is indeed one of the abducted Chibok School girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists on 14th April 2014 in Chibok and her name is Amina Ali as against Falmata Mbalala that was earlier stated.

“In addition, she is a nursing mother with a 4 month old baby girl who was named Safiya. “Both the suspected Boko Haram terrorist and the nursing mother have been taken to Maiduguri for further medical attention and screenin.”

Recalled that following reports, Wednesday, that one of the 276 Chibok School girls abducted on April 14, 2014 by the Islamist group, Boko Haram has been found, controversy however emanated as to the real name of the girl. While those who found the girl gave her name as Amina Ali, the Nigerian Army, in a confirmatory statement issued on Wednesday gave her name as Falmata Mbalala.


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