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YOBE ATTACK: Official confirmation that girls were ‘abducted’ by B’Haram as gov’t reports ‘rescue’ by Army

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There is now official confirmation that some of the missing girls of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi in Yobe State were indeed abducted by Boko Haram insurgents who invaded their school on Monday.

This information is contained in a Yobe State government announcement of the rescue of some of them by the Nigerian Army on Wednesday night. The announcement is the government’s latest information on the tragic development.

Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, Director General to Yobe governor on Press affairs, disclosed this in a press statement issued on Wednesday.

“The Yobe State Government hereby informs the public that some of the girls at Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) whose school was attacked by Boko Haram terrorists last Monday have been rescued by gallant officers and men of the Nigerian Army from the terrorists who abducted them.

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“The rescued girls are now in the custody of the Nigerian Army.

“We will provide more details about their number and condition in due course.

“His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam, who is very grateful for the gallantry and hard work of the officers and men of the Nigerian Army involved in the operation, is monitoring the situation closely and will make a statement in due course” the statement said.

 

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