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Mothers identify 7 Chibok schoolgirls in new Boko Haram video

14 April 2016, 08:42

Maiduguri - Three mothers of female students kidnapped from Chibok, Borno on the night of April 14, 2014, identified their daughters in a new video released by Boko Haram.

Rifkatu Ayuba, Mary Ishaya and Yana Galang were invited to the viewing centre in Maiduguri by the chairman of Chibok Local Government Area, Bana Lawan to watch the new video by the sect

Watch the video : VIDEO: New Boko Haram video shows kidnapped Chibok girls are alive

The trio were able to identify seven out of the 279 missing girls.

While Ayuba and Ishaya recognised their daughters, Saratu and Hauwa in the video, Galang identified five of the missing girls.

In a video obtained by CNN news channel, 15 girls are heard saying they studied in the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok and beg the government to cooperate with militants to bring them back home.

The girls spoke in Hausa and Kibaku, the local Chibok language.

The video is believed to have been made last December as part of the discussions between the government and the group.

- News 24


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