Apagu, one of Chibok school students kidnapped by Boko Haram return home after 7 years with two kids

One of Chibok students who were adopted by Boko Haram terrorist has regained her freedom after seven years.

A lady identified as Ruth Apagu, a student of Government Girls’ Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok who was among over 200 female students kidnapped by the terrorist in 2014 has reunited with her family after seven years.

In April 2014, Boko Haram terrorists kidnapped over 200 girls from which In the last seven years, 103 of the girls have been rescued.

On Saturday, August 7, 2021, Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, received Apagu at the Government’s house along with her mother


According to Isa Gusau, Zulum’s spokesman who made this known in a statement issued, he said, the victim was married to a Boko Haram fighter and returned with two children she had while in captivity.

The Chibok girl and her husband were said to have surrendered to Nigerian troops on July 28 at a location in Bama, Borno state.

Speaking on her return, governor Zulum said, “I am extremely excited both as Borno’s governor and father of all sons and daughters of the state and also as a father to daughters.

“I know the feeling of families of those still under captivity but we have to remain hopeful especially with today’s development.”

Yakubu Nkeki, chairman of the Chibok Girls Movement, said the people of Chibok appreciate the efforts of security operatives in rescuing their daughters.

The governor commiserated with families of those still in captivity and urged them to remain optimistic and prayerful.

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