Borno Residents Regain Freedom 21 Days After Abduction

A group of five children and six adults have regained their freedom after spending 21 days in Boko Haram’s captivity.

According to HumAngle, the locals were kidnapped in their village, Malam Fatori in Abadam local government area at the beginning of January. 

WikkiTimes learnt that the community raised a three million naira ransom for their release. Although this is not the first time people would be abducted in the community, some people from the community are still in captivity.

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“This evening 11 persons were welcomed and received at our camp after they had been under the hands of Boko Haram for 21 days. Three million naira was paid as ransom before they were released,” Boyi Dauda, member of management of the Shuwari V IDP camp in Maiduguri, told HumAngle. “They are traumatised. Therefore, we have contacted Medicine Sans Frontieres (MSF) and informed them of their health conditions that needed attention. They told us that they will come tomorrow to assess whether they are drugged and give them necessary medical checkups.”

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