Army rescues another Chibok girl with four-year-old child


The Nigerian Army on Monday announced the rescue of another Chibok girl in Bama local government area of Borno State.

The Army which disclosed this on its Twitter handle on Saturday also said that troops of Sector One, Operation Hadin Kai, also rescued three others, among whom was a 12-year-old child who was abducted since her infancy.

The tweet reads: “The President, Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association, Mrs. Salamatu Yahaya, on Saturday, August 13, 2022, donated relief materials and financial support to a newly-rescued abducted Chibok school girl, Aisha Grema, and three others at Maimalari Military Cantonment, Maiduguri.

“Aisha was rescued yesterday (Friday), August 12, 2022 with her four years old child by troops of 21 Special Armoured Brigade, Sector 1 Operation Hadin Kai at Bama Local Government Area while the three other girls were rescued by troops of 242 Battalion, Sector 3 OPHK at Mongonu LGA of Borno State.”

“The General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Maj. Gen. W Shuaibu, disclosed that one of the abductees, Miss Mwanret Daspan, aged 29, was abducted on Monday, December 21, 2021; Claris Fidel aged 22 from N’djamena Chad was abducted on March 25, 2022 while Hauwa (12 years old) has been in captivity of Boko Haram terrorists since as an infant.”

Recall that on July 27, two Chibok girls were intercepted during a clearance operation in Borno State.

The rescued girls were among the 276 students which Boko Haram terrorists abducted from Chibok Girls Secondary School on April 14, 2014,

Fifty-seven of the girls were said to have escaped by jumping from the trucks shortly after their abduction while 80 were released in exchange for some detained Boko Haram commanders following negotiations with the federal government.


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