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Another Chibok girl, Lydia Simon gets rescued in Borno

A few days after the commemoration of the 20th anniversary, another Chibok girl, Lydia Simon, has been rescued by troops of Operation Desert Sanity III, North East Operation Hadin Kai.

Nigeriacrime.com learned that she was rescued along with her three children by the troops of 82 Division Task Force Battalion in Ngoza LGA, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Lydia who was on serial number 68 among the abducted missing girls escaped from the camp of Ali Ngulde in Mandara Mountain where she was held in captivity for several years

She surrendered to troops of 82 Division Task Force Battalion at Ngoshe in Gwoza LGA. The rescued Chibok girl was five months pregnant and claimed she was from Pemi Town in Chibok.

April 14, marks the 10th anniversary of the violent abduction of 276 girls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, by Boko Haram insurgents.

While 57 of the girls escaped from their captors in the following days, 16 were later rescued and 107 have at different times been released through negotiations.

The Federal government, state and the Nigerian Army have pledged their commitment toward rescuing the rest of the abducted girls who are still held in captivity by the terrorists

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