Nigerian Army rescues another Chibok girl from captivity

Nigerian Army rescues another Chibok girl from captivity

From our Correspondent

…..after 9 years in Boko Haram captivity

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued another Chibok schoolgirl from the nine-year captivity of the Boko Haram.

Maj-Gen Ibrahim Ali,  the Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), announced in a statement on Thursday.

Ali stated that troop rescued 25-year Saratu Dauda on May 6, at Ukuba terrorists’ hideouts in the Sambisa forest, Borno state.

Handing over Saratu, to Borno State Commissioner of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo, on Monday, in Maiduguri.

”Prior to her rescue through escape, Saratu was married to Abu Yusuf, an Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) Boko Haram expert,” Alli said.

”Saratu left behind her three children with her forced husband.

”She, thereafter, find her way out of the Sambisa forest,” Ali stated.

He added that efforts are ongoing to rescue the remaining children who are in custody of the husband, Abu Yusuf.

The commander said troop rushed the rescued woman to the Maimalari Military Hospital for intensive care.

He said the troop would later hand her over to the state government.


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