Army rescues another Chibok girl, Saratu Dauda

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Maiduguri, May 15, 2023 – The Nigerian Army has rescued another Chibok girl, Saratu Dauda, who was abducted with others at Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno, in 201

Maj.- Gen. Ibrahim Ali, the Theatre Commander, North-East Joint Operation Hadin Kai, announced this on Monday while briefing newsmen at the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri.

Ali said that Saratu was rescued on May 6 by troops of 21 Armoured Brigade during a clearance operation at Ukuba in Sambisa forest in Bama Local Government Area of Borno.

He said that the 25-year-old Saratu, listed as serial number 10 on the list of the abducted victims, is a native of Mbalala community in Chibok Local Government


“She was once married to one Abou Yusuf who she later divorced before getting married to one Ba’ana Muhammad, also known as Abou Zinira, the Boko Haram terrorists IED expert.

“She had three daughters aged 7, 5 and 2 years old with Ba’ana, but left them in the terrorists’ hideout during her escape.

“She, has within the past 10 days, undergone intensive medical care and checks at the military hospital in Maimalari.

“She will be handed over to the officials of the Borno State Ministry of Women Affairs.

“So far, efforts to rescue her children and other victims were still ongoing,” he said.

He also recalled the recent presentation of two other Chibok girls rescued by the troops. (GBN)

Maj.- Gen. Ibrahim Ali,

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