Thursday, 19 February 2015

Nigerian Army Frees 158 Women And Children Abducted By Boko Haram

About one hundred and fifty eight women and children abducted by Boko Haram have reunited with their families.

The abductees were captured in Katarko town in Gujba Local Area of Yobe state following an attack by the insurgents on the town.

After regaining freedom, the abductees were made to undergo rehabilitation by security agents before they were eventually released to the Yobe state government.

Presenting the victims to their family members, chairman of the state committee on rehabilitation and resettlement of the Insurgents victims Ahmed Goneri said the one hundred and fifty-eight persons made up of sixty-two adult, ninety-six children were abducted late last year.

Chairman of Gujba local government area Kyari Batarama called for sustained security measures towards liberating the towns still under the control of Boko Haram. 

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