A Nigerian Army soldier in an Otokar Cobra APC in counterinsurgency operations in Borno.
16 April, 2014
A total number of 121 students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok have been freed this evening in the ongoing search and rescue operations to free the abducted students.
With this development, the Principal of the School confirmed that only 8 of the students are still missing.
According to Major General Chris
Olukolade who spoke with our
correspondent, “One of the terrorists who carried out the attack on the school has also been captured”. He said “Efforts are underway to locate the remaining 8 students.”
Although there were contradictory reports on the number of the abducted, the Defence Headquarters quoted 129.