Buhari Keeps Mum On Escape Of Chibok Girls From Boko Haram Captivity
President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to react to the escape of some Chibok girls from the captivity of Boko Haram.
Over 219 secondary school girls were abducted from their secondary school in 2014 while preparing for their senior secondary school examination.
Following negotiations with the abductors, the federal government under the leadership of former President Goodluck Jonathan secured the release of 103 girls.
As of the time of filing this report, President Buhari or his spokesmen are yet to issue a statement on the escape of the schoolgirls.
In a new development on Thursday, January 28, 2021, some of the kidnapped schoolgirls who escaped from their abductors include Amina Ali, Maryam Ali, Rakiya Ntsiha, and Solomi Titus.
According to a source quoted in a report on Daily Trust on Thursday evening, Halima Ali who said to have been married off to a Boko Haram commander after their kidnap escaped.
A source also confirmed that some of the parents have been contacted by officials handling the girls and that the affected parents might be invited to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital soon.
Similarly, when contacted, the Secretary, Chibok Parents Association, Lawal Zannah, confirmed that some of the girls had escaped but had not yet ascertained the number.
“We heard that some of our girls have escaped from the forest, but we are yet to get the detail about their number,” Zannah said.