10 Years After, 89 Of 276 Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls Still In Captivity – Borno 🎊 The Scoper Media

The Borno State government has said 89 out of the 276 abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok are still in captivity.

The Commissioner for Information and Internal security Affairs, Prof Usman Tar, disclosed this at a news conference.

The news conference, addressed by Tar and his counterpart in the Ministry of Women Affairs, Zuwaira Gambo, was to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the attack on the school by Boko Haram terrorists.

Tar said the 187 girls rescued over a period of 10 years included the 57 that escaped on the day of the abduction.

He said 108 were rescued by security agents and they are already reunited with their families.

Professor Tar said: “The Borno State Government is committed to rescuing and reuniting the remaining Chibok girls and reuniting them with their families. \

“We understand the pain and anguish that the families of those still in captivity are going through, this is our sorrow!

“We also wish to use this occasion to take stock of the rescued girls and provide an update on how the girls are coming to terms with adjusting to normal life after captivity, and efforts of the Borno State Government to sustain the momentum on the rescue of the remaining girls.

“So far, out of the 276 abducted Chibok Girls,187 have been rescued and reunited with their families. 

“Most of the rescued girls have, over the years, been enrolled in different schools or graduated under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs. 

“A number of the girls have been enrolled into local and foreign scholarships or empowerment programmes. 

“Many have since been reunited with their immediate families and are continuing to receive psychosocial support to reconcile them with normal life.