Posted by News Express | 5 November 2016 | 2,249 times
Details have emerged about the identity of the latest Chibok school girl to be rescued and how she was regained her freedom.
The details were contained in a statement just issued by Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.
He said: “Troops of 121 Battalion, Nigerian Army, deployed at Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno State, for Operation LAFIYA DOLE today, Saturday 5th November 2016, at about 6.00am, while screening some escapees from Boko Haram terrorists hideout in Sambisa forest, discovered one of the abducted Government Secondary School Chibok girls, named Maryam Ali Maiyanga among them. She was discovered to be carrying a 10-month-old son, named Ali. She has been taken to the unit’s medical facility for proper medical check-up.
“It is imperative to state that troops have been working round the clock to clear remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they might be hibernating and also rescue all persons held hostages by terrorists.”
News Express reports that the first batch of 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls were recently released by Boko Haram.
“The release of the girls, in a limited number is the outcome of negotiations between the administration and the Boko Haram brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government,” the Presidency had said at the time. It added that “the negotiations will continue.”
•Photo shows rescued Chibok school girl Maryam Ali Maiyanga with her 10-month-old son, Ali.
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