Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has received another Chibok girl, Rebecca Magu, who was abducted by Boko Haram insurgents alongside 275 of her schoolmates while sitting for the Secondary School Certificate Examination in 2014 at Government Secondary School, Chibok.
The governor has also promised to support Rebbeca and all other victims of Boko Haram insurgents recovered.
According to a statement by the governor’s spokesman, Isa Gusau, Rebbeca Magu who was rescued in Cameroon on July 17, was handed over to the Governor of Borno State by the National Coordinator, National Counter Terrorism Centre, Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), Rear Admiral Yem Musa (rtd), to be reunited with her family.
He noted that she is one of the few Chibok schoolgirls that were rescued from captivity and were being received by the Borno State Government since 2019.
The delegation was received by Borno State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hon. Zuwaira Gambo, at Muhammadu Buhari International Airport, Maiduguri.
Briefing the governor, Rear Admiral Musa said Rebecca was kidnapped at a school in Chibok in 2014 when she was just 13 years old.