At an emotional Thanksgiving service organized at a DSS Facility in Abuja on Sunday, the 21 freed Chibok Girls revealed that for “one month and 10 days’’ of their abduction by the Boko Haram insurgents, they stayed without food in the bush.
Gloria Dame, one of the rescued Chibok girls, narrated this while giving testimony on behalf of her colleagues. She narrated the near death experiences, and seasons of starvation they had to face during there time in captivity.
Also present at the service was Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, and Minister of Women Affairs, Hajiya Jummai Alhassan.
Ms. Gloria who spoke in Hausa language, said their survival in captivity was an act of God.
“I did not know that a day like this will come that we will be dancing and giving thanks to God among people.”
“For one month and 10 days we stayed without food. I narrowly escaped bomb blast in the forest.”
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“We are praying to God to touch the heart of Boko Haram insurgents to repent and we are calling on Nigerians to pray and fast for the release of our remaining ones in captivity.’’
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