Update: Conflicting Reports Trail Rumour of Freedom For Chibok Girls as Military Retracts Earlier StatementFeatured, Latest News, News Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Military Spokesperson, Major General Chris Olukolade has indicated that the statement earlier made by him – confirming the release of some abducted Chibok girls could not stand afterall.
Olukolade had earlier on Tuesday announced that some of the over 200 abducted Chibok Secondary School girls in Borno state have been released by members of the dreaded Boko Haram.
The number of the freed kidnapped girls was not ascertained, but Military authorities revealed that a good number of the abducted girls were sighted in a bus and were conveyed to Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
Director of Information, Defence Headquarters, Major General Chris Olukolade, who confirmed the development earlier, promised to release more information concerning the freedom of the school girls officially at ”the appropriate time”.
The girls who were abducted five months ago (April 14, 2014) have been held hostage in Shambisha forest also in the Chibok local Council area.
Meanwhile, latest response reaching AFRICAN EXAMINER from the Military Spokesperson, Major General Chris Olukolade indicated that the statement earlier made by him – confirming the release of some abducted Chibok girls could not stand afterall.
Olukolade stated he could not ascertain the report as he was having logistics difficulty in reaching the military in Maiduguri city.
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