More details on how the second rescued Chibok girl was rescued have been made public by the Nigerian Army Headquarters.
In a statement released by the spokesman of the army, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said;
“At about 11.00am today, Thursday, 19th May 2016, troops of 231 Battalion, 331 Artillery Regiment (AR), Detachment of Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) 2, Explosive Ordinance (EOD) Team and Civilian Vigilante group of Buratai, conducted clearance operations at Shettima Aboh, Hong and Biladdili general area in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.”
“During the operations, the troops killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunitions and other items.”
“In addition, they rescued 97 women and children held captives by the Boko Haram terrorists. We are glad to state that among those rescued is a girl believed to be one of the Chibok Government Secondary School girls that were abducted on 14th April 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists.”
“Her name is Miss Serah Luka, who is number 157 on the list of the abducted school girls.
But Check on the list of kidnapped girls provided by a #BringBackOurGirls rep in the US which shows one “Kuana Luka” which is number 154 on their list.
The statement continued;
“She is believed to be the daughter of Pastor Luka. During debriefing the girl revealed that she was a JSS1 student of the school at the time they were abducted. She further added that she hails from Madagali, Adamawa State.”
“She averred that she reported at the school barely two months and one week before her unfortunate abduction along with other girls over two years ago.”
“She added that there other three girls who fled from Shettima Aboh when the troops invaded the area earlier today which led to their rescue.”
“She is presently receiving medical attention at the medical facility of Abogo Largema Cantonment, Biu, Borno State.”
“Thank you for your kind and usual cooperation.”
The statement revealed that, during the debriefing, Ms. Luka disclosed that “she was a JSS1 student of the school” at the time of the abduction. “She further added that she hails from Madagali, Adamawa State,” said the military.
According to the military, the rescued girl informed the military that three other abducted girls had fled from Shettima Aboh when the troops invaded the area earlier today. The rescued schoolgirl “is presently receiving medical attention at the medical facility of Abogo Largema Cantonment, Biu, Borno State,” said the military statement.
Amina Ali Nkeki had earlier been rescued by the local vigilante called the Civilian JTF