The Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum has received six girls with their children after they were abducted at various locations by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
The Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo stated that they ran away from Boko Haram custody at Buni Yadi axis of Yobe State and trekked through Sambisa Forest for almost six hours before they were rescued by security operatives.
She also confirmed the age of the escaped girls between the range of 20 and 25 years.
Zulum who appeared happy with the development received the freed school girls and their children at his office. He said government was doing everything possible to ensure speedy reconstruction and reintegration of all victims of Boko Haram terrorists into the society.