Nigerian Military Rescues Another Chibok Girl in Damboa


The Nigeria military has officially confirmed the rescue of another abducted Chibok schoolgirl. The spokesman of the Nigeria Army, Sani Usman, confirmed the development via a WhapsApp account operated by his office.

Responding to enquiries made by journalists on the matter, he said:
“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.” Mr. Sani said.

Sources said she was found near Damboa town, 85kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno state capital.

Damboa is one of the border towns leading to Sambisa Forest.

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