Borno - Just hours after Amina Ali met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Nigerian army announced the rescue of another of the Chibok girls on Thursday evening, Premium Times reported.
Army spokesperson, Usman Sani, a colonel, who confirmed the rescue, gave the name of the rescued girl as Serah Luka.
Luka was said to be number 157 on the list of abducted school girls.
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Usman narrated how the abducted girl was rescued.
“During the operations, the troops killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunitions and other items. In addition, they rescued 97 women and children held captives by the Boko Haram terrorists.
“We are glad to state that among those rescued is a girl believed to be one of the Chibok Government Secondary School girls that were abducted on 14th April 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists.
According to International Business Times, Some 217 girls were still missing following the mass 2014 kidnapping, which saw 276 girls loaded onto trucks in the dead of the night after Boko Haram raided the dormitories of a secondary school in Chibok.
- News24 Nigeria