Chibok Girls, Wielding AK-47, Appear In Boko Haram Video, Explain Refusal To Return Home
At least four Chibok girls kidnapped by Islamist terror group, Boko Haram in mid-April 2014, yesterday, appeared in the insurgent group’s video explaining their decision not to join other abducted girls released last weekend.
The video was offered to SaharaReporters by Nigerian journalist, Ahmad Salkida, who is known to have unfettered access to the militant group. One of the girls said no one forced her or any of them (Chibok girls) to marry Boko Haram members. They married out of free will.
In the 3-minute video, the abducted schoolgirls, responding to questions posed by a male voice in the background gave their names and exact class level at Chibok Girls High School where they were kidnapped approximately three years ago.
In the video, the girl’s detailed reasons they refused to join their colleagues who were recently freed in exchange for several detained commanders of the militant group. According to Ahmad Salkida, the Chibokgirl with an AK47 is Maida Yakubu.
Also, in another video, 3 commanders of the terrorist group, recently released last weekend in exchange for 82 Chibok girls, appeared. In the video, one of the commanders, Shaibu Moni, threatened to bomb Nigeria’s federal capital, Abuja, in due course.
Moni is seen in the video stating that the terror group has no plans to engage in dialogue with the Nigerian government. He also disclosed that the terror group forced the Nigerian government to release more than 5 of its commanders in detention in exchange for the Chibok girls.