Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Pulka today rescued one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists earlier in 2014.
A statement from Col Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Public RelationsTheatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole said, so far, preliminary investigations revealed that the young girl identified as Salomi Pagu is the same as the Chibok girl published on serial 86 of the online list of abducted Chibok girls.
“Currently, the girl who was intercepted in the company of another young girl, Jamila Adams of about 14 years old with a child are in the safe custody of troops and receiving medical attention.” The statement said.
Boko Haram insurgents had abducted 276 female students from Government Secondary School, Chibok, in April 2014.
Of that number, 163 regained freedom: 57 fled in the early days after their abduction, one escaped, two rescued by the army and a Swiss-coached mediation secured 103.
This is not the first time that a Chibok girl would be rescued from Pulka