Nigerian Army Rescues One More Chibok Schoolgirl in Borno

Nigerian Army Rescues One More Chibok Schoolgirl in Borno

The rescue comes more than three and half years after the terrorist group abducted over 200 girls from the Government Secondary School in Chibok community of Borno State.

A statement by the Director, Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen.

Punch reports that Pogu was intercepted by troops while in company of another girl, Jamila Adams, 14, and both girls were now in the military facility in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Nwachukwu said Salomi was the same as the Chibok girl published on serial 86 of the online list of abducted Chibok girls.

Altogether, 106 girls were admitted to a government's rehabilitation facility in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, as two other girls were rescued and one escaped from the kidnappers' den.

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According to the Theatre Commander, troops had recaptured a number of Islands held by the terrorists in the Lake Chad basin even as he listed items recovered from the insurgents to include gun trucks, rocket launchers, armoured vehicles and ammunition.

A Nigerian schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram has been found nearly four years since the extremist militant group's mass kidnapping from a boarding school in Borno state's Chibok.

Nwachukwu said the Chibok girl was rescued in Pulka alongside a 14-year old girl who was also kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Last May, Boko Haram exchanged 82 of the girls after mediation, involving a payment to the insurgents and the release of some of the group's imprisoned senior members.

On Oct. 13, 2016, some 21 of the girls were released by their abductors following a fruitful negotiation with the Nigerian government.

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