Nigerian Army Releases Photo, Identity of Another Chibok School Girl Rescued

 A statement by the acting director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, identified the second girl rescued as “Miss  Serah Luka, who is number 157 on the list of the abducted school girls. She is believed to be the daughter of Pastor Luka.”Given some details about how it all happened, Colonel Usman, said “At about 11.00am today, Thursday, 19th May 2016, troops of 231 Battalion, 331 Artillery Regiment (AR), Detachment of Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) 2, Explosive Ordinance (EOD) Team and Civilian Vigilante group of Buratai, conducted clearance operations at Shettima Aboh, Hong and Biladdili general area in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.

 

“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.

He said further,“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. Her name is  Miss  Serah Luka, who is number 157 on the list of the abducted school girls. She is believed to be the daughter of Pastor Luka.

“During debriefing the girl revealed that she was a JSS1 student of the school  at the time they were abducted. She further added that she hails from Madagali, Adamawa State. She averred that she reported at the school barely two months and one week before her unfortunate abduction along with other girls over two years ago.

“She added that there (were)  other three girls who fled from Shettima Aboh when the troops invaded the area earlier today which led  to their rescue.  She is presently receiving medical attention at the medical facility of Abogo Largema Cantonment, Biu, Borno State.

Serah’s rescue occurred  the day,Amina Ali who was rescued yesterday was  received at the Presidential Villa in Abuja by Presidnt Muhammadu Buhari.

Amina was rescued along along with her baby and a man, Mohammed Hayatu, a suspected Boko Haram terrorist who claimed to be her husband.

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