State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Saturday in Maiduguri obtained Ruth Ngladar Pogu, one of many over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped seven years in the past on the Authorities Secondary College, Chibok.
Boko Haram had attacked the varsity in the direction of midnight on April 14, 2014, and kidnapped them.
Ruth, alongside somebody she was stated to have married throughout her captivity, surrendered themselves to the Nigerian navy on July 28, 2021 at a location in Bama.
Underneath Zulum’s supervision, safety and authorities officers stored the event secret and used the final 10 days to contact her mother and father and the affiliation of oldsters of the lacking schoolgirls with a view to verify her identification.
Zulum’s spokesman, Isa Gusau, stated the governor obtained the Chibok woman on the Authorities Home within the presence of overwhelmed mother and father who reunited along with her.
An excited Governor Zulum stated reuniting with Ruth was a lift to protecting the hopes of oldsters, different relations and Borno State authorities alive within the optimism that every one others, nonetheless in captivity, will probably be safely discovered and in good well being.
Zulum stated the governor, in collaboration with Ruth and her mother and father, will undertake a rehabilitation and reintegration programme that can give attention to her well being, psychosocial wellbeing and her chosen path to a productive future, all of which will probably be decided by her.
The Governor commiserated with households of these nonetheless in captivity and urged them to stay optimistic prayerful and cooperative with safety businesses ought to they be required for any measure.
“I’m extraordinarily excited each as Borno’s Governor and father of all little children of the state, and likewise as a father to daughters. I do know the sensation of households of these nonetheless underneath captivity however we have now to stay hopeful particularly with right now’s improvement”
Chairman of the Chibok Ladies Motion, an affiliation of all affected mother and father, Yakubu Keki, expressed pleasure over the return of Ruth Nglari Apagu. He stated, the folks of Chibok admire the efforts of safety institutions and the priority and assist recurrently proven by Governor Zulum on the plight of oldsters whose daughters are nonetheless lacking.