Army Recovers Another Missing Chibok Girl With 6-Month-Old Baby


The Nigerian Army Recovers Chibok Girl With 6-Month-Old Baby After Two Years

Another one of the Chibok school girls who were abducted in April 2014 from their hostel in Chibok, Borno State has been reportedly found by the Nigerian Army.

Brigadier General Sani Usman, Director of Army Public Relations, confirmed this to newsmen on Thursday.

General Usman stated that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, discovered one of the abducted Chibok school girls, Rakiya Abubkar.

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Rakiya was discovered with her six months old baby during investigation of arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorists.


According to the preliminary investigation, it was discovered that she is the daughter of Abubakar Gali Mulima and Habiba Abubakar of Chibok.

She also revealed that she was a student of Senior Secondary School Class 3B (SS 3B), before her abduction along with her colleagues on April 14, 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists.

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Rakiya Abubakar is presently undergoing further medical investigation and would soon be released to the Borno State Government.

The Federal Government secured the release of 21 of the girls on October 31, 2016 after negotiation with the terrorist group that had requested for prisoners swap.

Army Recovers Chibok Girl With 6-Month-Old Baby

The 21 girls were released in a deal brokered by the International Committee of Red Cross and the Swiss Government.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army is set to deradicalize repentant Boko Haram insurgents.

The disclosure was made as part of the weekly briefing of the Army’s mop up operations in the northeast.

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The repentant terrorists had willingly surrendered their arms and declared their willingness to embrace peace.

The military, on their part, has advised civilians in the northeast region of Nigeria to be security conscious and vigilant.

They warned that fleeing insurgents could infiltrate their communities, especially in cities like Lagos, Abuja and Maiduguri.

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