Released aid worker reveals shocking state of Leah Sharibu in Boko Haram captivity

January 19, 2020
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The aid worker rescued from Boko Haram, on Sunday has revealed the state of Leah Sharibu, the Christian girl the terrorists kidnapped two years ago at Dapchi, Yobe, and refuses to release because she will ot deny her faith

Te released worker,  Jennifer Ukambong Samuel, said  Sharibu was in good health.

This will surpeise many Nigerians who have read different accounts of stories about the death or horrible state of the Dapchi school girl

Jennifer said though she did not see Leah Sharibu, she was informed by one Alice, another girl who has been in captivity for about two years that Leah was alive.

Jennifer told the Daily Trust stated that it was a miracle to be free because others whom she met in captivity were still there.

She disclosed that the insurgents refuse to free othes still in captivity because negotiations for their release broke down, making the government look unserous to the captives.

Jeninifer and four other aid workers were rescued by Nigerian security agencies last Wednesday.

Others were Asabe Cletus Musa (ALIMA), Adamu Auwal Ozeshi; Arthur Ibojekwe Chima (Solidarity International) and George Danbaba Michael (International Organisation for Migration, IOM).

They were abducted by the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, on December 22, 2019 along Monguno-Maiduguri Road in Borno State.

In reaction, the United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, expressed relief and called for the release of all still being held by Boko Haram and ISWAP.

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