A video displaying 10 distraught ladies, believed to be those kidnapped in a raid by the militant group on a navy/police convoy in Borno State some weeks in the past, has been obtained by Street2view’s report.
Following the incident, which befell a couple of kilometres outdoors Maiduguri, on Damboa Street, the Nigeria police refuted claims by Boko Haram that some police officers had been killed or kidnapped by the fear group.
Though the 2 ladies who communicate on the video, which was despatched solely to Street2view’s report, don’t introduce themselves as police personnel, one Amina Adam Gomdia, talking in eloquent Hausa, describes 5 of the ladies of their midst as public servants who’re additionally breadwinners of their households. Gomdia introduces herself as a lecturer on the Federal Faculty of Fisheries, Baga.
It’s not clear if the opposite ladies, who look like too shocked to talk, with a few of them in tears, are police ladies or wives of cops. However it will be recalled that the convoy they had been travelling in after they had been attacked was carrying the corpse of a police lady who had earlier been killed by the terrorist group.
The second lady who speaks on the video offers her identify as Deborah Philipus. She says that proper from the minute they had been kidnapped, Boko Haram has taken care of them, together with treating their accidents, and that they haven’t lacked meals, water or different requirements.
“We’re grateful to you,” she says, referring to Boko Haram, “however the Authorities of Nigeria shouldn’t say we weren’t kidnapped, certainly we had been kidnapped,” she says.
Street2view’s report realized she misplaced her husband to the militant group within the early days of the battle when he and their two sons had been slaughtered earlier than her eyes in Maiduguri by Boko Haram militants. Since then, she says on the video, she has been taking care of the remainder of their kids as “their mom and father.”
On behalf of the 10 ladies, Gomdia and Philipus pleads with the federal authorities to not forsake them, urging them to do the whole lot it may possibly to rescue them because it has executed with the Chibok women.
“At the moment, right here we’re, everybody has seen us, our kinfolk have seen us, authorities, our kids have all seen us, this isn’t a lie, now we have been kidnapped for 30 days,” says the distraught Gomdia.
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