JUST IN: Two More Girls Back From Boko Haram Camp

By Ikenga Chronicles October 21, 2016

JUST IN: Two More Girls Back From Boko Haram Camp

A fourteen-year-old girl identified as Fatimah, and an eight-year-old girl identified as Zainab, on Thursday, October 20, returned home after spending two years in captivity in Sambisa forest.

The two girls who hailed from Gofai area of Dutse metropolis were said to have been abducted with their mother while on a visit to Maiduguri in Borno state.

The victims were entrapped when they boarded a vehicle belonging to members of Boko Haram in Maiduguri with the girls forcefully separated from their mother.

The whereabouts of the mother is yet unknown.

Ladi Dansure, the state commissioner for women affairs, speaking to journalists, confirmed the return of the girls to Jigawa state.

The state commissioner said the victims who managed to escape were rescued by soldiers in Damaturu, Yobe state who handed them to the Yobe state Emergency Management Agency.

This is happening a few days after terrorist group Boko Haram released 21 Chibok girls in the early hours of Thursday, October 13