Boko Haram Releases New Video Of Chibok Girls

A picture of the chibok girls as seen in the Boko Haram Video
A picture of the chibok girls as seen in the Boko Haram Video

Boko Haram terrorists have released a new video showing some of the school girls kidnapped by the terrorist group in Chibok, Borno State, more than two years ago.

An insurgent dressed in Nigeria’s military camouflage who spoke in Hausa claims in the video that a military jet bombed the location of the Chibok girls and killed unspecified number of the girls.

The video also shows images of the girls allegedly killed during the bombing.

The insurgent who spoke in the video in Hausa called on the parents of the chibok girls to tell the federal government to released members of Boko Haram and their relations detained in various prisons in Maiduguri, Lagos, Abuja and other places across the country if they want their girls released.

He said this was the only condition for the girls to be released.

He said if the government or the military believe they can get the girls through military means, then they should know that they will not get them alive.

The Boko Haram spokesperson also said that only 40 of the girls have been married out to their members while the others not shown in the video were among those killed in the bombing by a military jet.

There are not more than 34 girls shown in the video.

One of the girls, who gave her name as Maida Yakubu, was asked to speak and she called on the authorities to release relations of their captors so that they could regain their freedom.

The girl claims to be a student of GSS Chibok.

Meanwhile, Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, reacting to the latest video of the Chibok girls, said that government was in touch with the Boko Haram group.



    In a statement issued by the minister’s media aide, Segun Adeyemi, he said that “The government is in touch with those purportedly behind the video.”

    “We are on top of the situation. But we are being extremely careful because the situation has been compounded by the split in the leadership of Boko Haram.

    “We are also being guided by the need to ensure the safety of the girls.

    “Since this is not the first time we have been contacted over the issue, we want to be doubly sure that those we are in touch with are who they claim to be,” he added.

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