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By Okeowo Oladapo

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The Nigerian Army has disclosed that its troops have found another Chibok girl. She is one of the over 200 abducted in April 2014 from their hostel in Government Secondary School.

Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, confirmed the latest discovery to journalists on Thursday.

Usman explained in a statement that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole discovered one of the abducted Chibok School girls, Rakiya Abubkar, with her six months old baby during investigation of arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

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Rakiya Abubkar with her six-month-old baby/Photo: Nigerian Army

Preliminary investigation revealed that she is the daughter of Abubakar Gali Mulima and Habiba Abubakar of Chibok, the army disclosed.

Rakiya further revealed that she was a student of Senior Secondary School Class 3B (SS 3B), before her abduction along with her classmates on 14 April, 2014 by the terror group.

According to the  Army spokesman, Rakiya is undergoing further medical investigation and would soon be released to the Borno State Government.

The statement reads:

“Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE during investigation of arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorists discovered one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, Rakiya Abubakar, with her six months old baby.

”According to preliminary investigation, it was discovered she is the daughter of Abubakar Gali Mulima and Habiba Abubakar of Chibok. She further stated that she was a student of Senior Secondary School Class 3B (SS 3B), before her abduction along with her colleagues on 14th April 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists.

”Rakiya Abubakar is presently undergoing further medical investigation and would soon be released to the Borno State Government. You are please requested to disseminate this information to public through your medium. Thank you for your kind cooperation. Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman Acting Director Army Public Relations.”