A photo of Ruth Ngladar Pogu (R) and her mother at the Borno Negate Authorities Dwelling on August 7, 2021.One more Chibok lady has been rescued from captivity, Borno Negate Governor Babagana Zulum acknowledged on Saturday.
The rescued lady, Ruth Ngladar Pogu, was married to a Boko Haram fighter and returned with two youngsters she delivered while in captivity, the Governor acknowledged at the Authorities Dwelling in Maiduguri where she was reunited with her mother.
In step with assertion signed by Zulum’s spokesperson Isa Gusau, Ruth and her it looks repentant husband surrendered themselves to the Nigerian militia on July 28 at a pronounce in Bama.
Below Zulum’s supervision, security and govt officers saved the approach secret while seeking to contact her fogeys and affiliation of fogeys of the missing schoolgirls in uncover to compare her identification.
About 276 college students of Authorities Ladies Secondary College in Chibok, Borno Negate, had been kidnapped on April 14, 2014 by Boko Haram terrorists.
Ruth Ngladar Pogu (R) and her mother with Governor Babagana Zulum at the Borno Negate Authorities Dwelling on August 7, 2021.The kidnapping triggered a scramble worldwide, ensuing in requires the return of the girls by global figures, including then First Lady of the US, Michelle Obama.
Even supposing a real number of the college students win regained their freedom, about 100 are aloof believed to be in captivity.
In April, seven years after the kidnapping, Zulum pledged to securely recover the remainder girls.
“As a father of all little kids of Borno, I haven’t lost hope that our remaining Chibok schoolgirls and other kidnapped folks will be safely recovered,” the Governor acknowledged.
Grateful to GodAt Saturday’s transient ceremony, the Chairman of the Chibok Other folks Association, Yakubu Nkeki confirmed Pogu as one of many missing college students.
Pogu’s mother, who was seeing her daughter for the first time in seven years, acknowledged she is grateful to God and the government for making it conceivable for her return.
Ruth, now a Muslim, appeared in a purple-colored Hijab holding on to her two youngsters – a boy and a girl.
The boy is set three years while his itsy-bitsy one sister would perchance no longer be greater than a year previous college.
She didn’t say a phrase or level to what name she now goes by.
Her husband, who was a commander till his resign, is also from Chibok.
He acknowledged he was misled and conscripted into the militia by his older brother.
“I am extraordinarily livid both as Borno Governor and father of all little kids of the pronounce, and likewise as a father to daughters,” Zulum acknowledged on Saturday, as quoted within the assertion signed by his spokesperson.
“I do know the feeling of households of those aloof below captivity but now we win to dwell hopeful namely with currently’s construction.”