Latest reports from Nigeria indicate that a schoolgirl who was abducted by Nigeria’s Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram has escaped from the terrorists’ captivity.
According to Presidential Aide, the girl was found by government troops while escaping without giving much details.
The lone girl was among 276 girls abducted by Boko Haram from north-eastern Chibok town in 2014, sparking global outrage (#BringBackOurGirls).
Through Nigeria’s government intervention, a total of 103 of the girls have been released so far, including 82 earlier this month in a prisoner swap.
The 82 girls, met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on 7 May. They also have undergone medical check-up and are expected to be reunited with their families later this week.
The number of Boko Haram suspects released by the authorities in exchange for the girls remains unknown.