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Rescued Chibok girl, child stable, handed over to Borno govt

19/05/2016 15:35

The rescued Chibok school girl, Amina Ali, was airlifted by Nigeria Air Force Super Puma aircraft from Damboa to Maiduguri alongside her baby and supposed husband, Mohammed Hayatu on Wednesday.


Amina Ali

Prior to the airlift, they were examined at Air Force medical facility and were found to be stable and normal blood pressure was observed. Thereafter, she was released to the Operation Lafiya Dole headquarters for further investigation and handing over.


A statement from Army headquarters noted that “After preliminary investigation, the rescued girl and her baby were handed over to Borno State Governor Kashim Shetima, at Government house, Maiduguri in the evening by the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu after a brief ceremony.


The statement said Amina Ali will be brought to Abuja along with her parents to meet with Mr. President on Thursday.


“Meanwhile, the supposed husband is undergoing further investigation at Joint Intelligence Centre” the statement said. “It should be noted that Mohammed Hayatu is well treated in line with Operation Lafiya Dole’s Rules of Engagement regarding insurgents who voluntarily surrender to the military” it added.

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