Boko Haram may be hiding Chibok girls in bunkers – Governor Shettima

chibok-girls-

Borno State Governor Kassim Shettima, has said there is a likelihood that the over 200 girls, kidnapped by Boko Haram from the Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State in April, 2014, are being held in bunkers, inside the Sambisa Forest, according to punchng.

The Governor speaking on Tuesday in Abuja said, “We are suspecting that Chibok girls are living with the insurgents in bunkers. I think the military must carry out its operations beyond the surface earth. They (Boko Haram) were also known to have dug tunnels to enable them to move from house to house. So, having been left unchallenged for such a long time, such possibilities cannot be ruled out which poses serious obstacles within the forest.

“The insurgents used their bases in the Sambisa Forest to launch deadly attacks and make quick retreat to their base which enabled them to capture and take over control of all the LGAs in the Nigeria/Cameroon, Chad and Niger borders, thus effectively cutting off the three neighbouring countries, thereby declaring what they assumed was their independent territory (caliphate).”

The Governor asked the military to fish out members of the Boko Haram sect and liberate the girls.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:   Most expensive secondary schools In Nigeria

Read also: Malala Yousafzai pens open letter to Nigeria’s Chibok school girls

Federal Government orders Bayelsa Chief Judge to swear in Wike as Rivers state Governor on May 29
Our social media accounts hacked – PDP
loading...
Tags:, , , , , , ,    
Comments
  1. Mike
  2. Mike

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.