Another Chibok girl escapes from Boko Haram captivity

Chidi Samuel || Twelve days after the federal government negotiated the release of 82 Chibok girls from the Boko Haram insurgents who were abducted by the insurgent group in September 2014, one of the girls still in captivity with the insurgents has escaped.

Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s acting President broke the news of the girls escape to Ministers at the federal executive council meeting on Wednesday, according to Mr. Feme Adesina, the special adviser to President Buhari on media and publicity.

According to him, the affected girl had been brought to Abuja to join her colleagues who were rescued from captivity.

“Yes, at the Federal Executive Council’s meeting, the Vice-President broke the cheering news to members of the cabinet and after that, I have also spoken to defence people who confirmed it.

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“The details are yet to fully unravel. But in terms of is it, true- yes, it is true. I learnt she is already being brought to Abuja, but I have not seen her.

Mr. Adesina expressed the hope that the remaining Chibok schoolgirls and other Nigerians in captivity would soon be rescued.

Details of the girls escape is still sketchy as the date of her escape has not been made public.