BOKO HARAM: Chibok Women, Children Plead To Be Moved Out From Borno State
Survivors of the boko haram attacks in Chibok, Borno state mostly women and children are scared for their lives as they are now calling on the Nigerians to come to their rescue by evacuating them quickly before the insurgents wipe them out of their land.
The Chibok survivors have expressed loss of hope in the Federal Government rescue efforts.
According to one of the women who spoke in a telephone conversation with reporters at a media briefing organised by Rev. Ladi Thompson-led group, Gabasawa Women and Children Initiative, Boko Haram insurgents have taken over the entire villages , while indigenes have fled into bushes and other save havens.
She narrated: “My daughter is languishing in Sambisa forest in the hands of her captors. I have not seen her for weeks now. I have lost my peace. Nigerians must know that we are in full trouble and suffering here.
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“On Sunday, last week, the attackers came and killed over 58 people in churches across three communities. Before then, we got the hint about the impending attack but we were helpless.”
On April 14, the Boko Haram Insurgents kidnapped over 200 girls from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state. 90 days after, most of the girls are still missing as the terrorists have refused to release the girls unless the FG agrees to their demand of swapping Boko haram prisoners with the girls.
It was reported on July 9, that 30 women escaped from Boko Haram’s den in Sambisa forest while 30 abducted Chibok girls escaped the Boko haram’s captivity, according to a military source
Following the incessant attacks in some Northern states as Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states, about 8,000 Nigerians have escaped to the northern region of Cameroon from the troubled states, according to the data provided by WFP.