According to Channels Television, troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Pulka have rescued one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists earlier in 2014.
A statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, said the girl was rescued on Thursday.
“So far, preliminary investigations reveal that the young girl identified as Salomi Pagu is the same as the Chibok girl published on serial 86 of the online list of abducted Chibok girls.
“Currently, the girl who was intercepted in the company of another young girl, Jamila Adams, about 14 years old with a child, are in the safe custody of troops and receiving medical attention,” the statement said.
The rescue comes more than three and half years after the terrorist group abducted over 200 girls from the Government Secondary School in Chibok community of Borno State.
In line with the promises made by the Federal Government to ensure the safe return of the girl, 106 girls have regained their freedom and are already back in school.