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Civilian JTF finds missing Chibok girl

One of the girls that were kidnapped from a secondary school, in Chibok, Borno state in 2014 has reportedly been found.

The girl whose name is given as Amina Ali was said to have been found, and retrieved from the Sambisa Forest by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) who recognised her as one of the missing girls.

Activities among campaigners for the rescue of the girls has been upbeat in the last few hours following the report as there have been messages flying about to confirm and spread the news.

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Amina is the first of the girls to be sighted since they were abducted by Boko Haram militants two years ago.

Chairman of Chibok Community – Abuja, Tsambido Hosea Abana, confirmed the find in the Kulakaisa area, at the fringes of Sambisa Forest.

Amina who is said to be from the town of Mbalala, south of Chibok, is said to have been found with a baby.

Former minister of education, and convener of the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group, Oby Ezekwesili also tweeted on the find noting that Amina is an only child.

 

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