TWO days after the rescue of one of the 200 schoolgirls abducted from the Chibok community in Borno State, another schoolgirl was rescued on Thursday night. In a statement yesterday, Army spokesman Col. Usman Sani Kukasheka said: “At about 11.00am yesterday, Thursday, 19th May 2016, troops conducted clearance operations at Shettima Aboh, Hong and Biladdili general area in Damboa LGA 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. We are glad to state that among those rescued is a girl believed to be one of the Chibok girls.
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 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.”