#BringBackOurGirls: Chibok Victim Found After Two Years In Boko Haram Lair


The #BringBackOurGirls campaign ongoing for two years has been fruitful with its effort to locate the two-hundred-and-seventy-six missing girls as one of the victims have been found.

Confirming the development, activist Bukky Shonibare, a team member of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, told NBC News that the female was found by a vigilante group on Tuesday in a village in the Sambisa forest.

Shonibare also said, the girl told them that she had escaped the Boko Haram camp and had a baby. Read: Child Soldier Wields Gun, Displays Military Precision Taught By Boko Haram

The girl’s identity was verified by members of her clan who assured Shonibare about being “100 percent sure that this was one of the Chibok girls.”

Although there has been no confirmation from the presidency and military on the matter, the Nigerian army underwent a large-scale operation against Boko Haram on Tuesday, (May, 17) in Sambisa forest.

Same day the girl was found.
Reports confirmed military troops came under fire and fifteen Boko Haram fighters were killed in the process.

Read: MNJTF Kills 675 Boko Haram Militants, Arrests 566 Others, Rescue 4,950 Hostages In 5 Months

The #BringBackOurGirls campaign began in April 2014 after the mass kidnapping of two-hundred-and-seventy-six schoolgirls by Boko Haram from the Nigerian town of Chibok.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, (May, 17), First Lady Aisha Buhari presented two symbolic cheques, one for some of mothers of the missing girls, and the other for a representative of the slaughtered Buni Yadi boys.









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