Amina Ali-Nkeki, one of the school girls who has been under Boko Haram costody since she was abducted in April 2014 was rescued on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 by troops and civilian vigilantes near Boko Haram’s stronghold in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno state.
Upon her arrival, Amina visited President Mohammedu Buhari for a hearing and went with her baby, Safiya, fathered by a member of the sect, her mother and her brother, led to the villa by Borno state governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, at about 2.46 p.m. on the same day
The governor and the girl, with her child were quickly received by the president after his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abba Kyari, took them in for a closed-door interaction with the president.
NAN reports that the girl and her baby were dressed in hijab and were shielded from newsmen by security officials at the villa.
The Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman released a statement, confirming that the girl was among other persons rescued by troops at Baale community near Damboa in Borno.
The Spokesman also confirmed the rescue of another Chibok girl, Serah Luka, aside Amina Ali who was rescued on Tuesday too.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman said that the second Chibok girl was among 97 women that were rescued by troops of 231 Battalion, 331 Artillery Regiment (AR), Detachment of Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) 2, Explosive Ordinance (EOD) Team and Civilian Vigilante group of Buratai.
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