22 February 2018

Nigeria: Army Rescued Missing Schoolgirls From Terrorists - Yobe Govt

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Yobe State

Damaturu — The Yobe State Government has announced that some of the missing schoolgirls of Government Girls Science and Technical College have been rescued by the Nigerian Army from Boko Haram terrorists.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the Director-General, Press Affairs to the state governor, Malam Abdullahi Bego.

The statement reads: "I 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.

"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" he said.

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