2 more Chibok girls regain freedom in Borno

The Nigerian military have secured the release of two more chibok girls in Borno.

The Theatre Commander of North East of Joint Operation Hadin Kai, Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, made this revelation to newsmen in Maiduguri, the capital of the state.

Musa, who also publicized the setting up of a new camp meant to house repentant members of Boko Haram who have surrendered themselves to the state, girng an assurance that the new camp was in a secured area under the surveillance of the military.

“Based on assessment, we looked at the areas that can be properly defended,” Musa said.

While commenting on and enlightening members of the public about the rescued girls, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Waidi, who’s the General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Maiduguri, and who also presented the girls to newsmen, said the victims would be handed over to the State Government.

Waidi disclosed that Yana Pogu who is the 19th on the kidnapped Chibok girls list, regained freedom on Sept. 29 with four children; twin girls, and two boys, in Mairari village, Bama Local Government Area (LGA), by operatives of 21 Armoured Brigade, during a clearance patrol.

“In the same vein, on Oct. 2, Rejoice Sanki, who is number 70 on the list of Chibok girls, was rescued with her two children by troops of 222 battalion in Kawuri area,” Waidi said.

He further that the women who regained their freedom were receiving medical attention with their children for eventual handing over to the state government.

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