Not only Leah Sharibu, but five other Dapchi girls remain in captivity – Lai Mohammed

Not only Leah Sharibu, but five other Dapchi girls remain in captivity – Lai Mohammed

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The Nigerian government has said six of the 111 girls that were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe state earlier this year are still with the sect.

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, stated this while speaking with State House Correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Boko Haram had on the night of February 19, 2018, abducted 111 teenage girls of Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state.

On March 21, the sect released 105 of the girls, leaving among the remaining girls in custody, Leah Sharibu, who was allegedly withheld by the group for failing to renounce her Christian faith and join Islam.

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