Halima Ali Maiyanga, certainly one of greater than 100 younger ladies nonetheless lacking, referred to as her father to say she and others had managed to flee Boko Haram militants Thursday.
“She asked me. Is this my daddy? Is this my daddy, and she started crying. The crying was [so] much and I couldn’t hear her very well. I was crying too. I never expected to hear from her again,” Ali Maiyanga stated.
“The whole family is so happy. Our house is full of people who are rejoicing with us.”
Ali Maiyanga stated he did not get an opportunity to talk to his daughter correctly, as she was emotional and the decision was brief. But he stated she and others are secure and being taken care of by the Nigerian military.
He added that she was calling from a telephone line belonging to a safety official.
CNN has reached out to the Nigerian military for official affirmation.
It isn’t but clear how lots of the remaining lacking ladies have managed to flee.
In 2014, militants stormed a boarding faculty within the Nigerian village of Chibok and kidnapped 276 ladies — an incident which gained widespread consideration and sparked a global marketing campaign advocating for his or her launch with the hashtag #BringBackOurWomen.
Dozens of women escaped virtually instantly after the mass abduction. Another lady was present in May 2016 when she wandered out of a Nigerian forest asking for assist, based on witnesses.
Since then, nothing had been heard of the 112 younger ladies remaining in custody.
This is a growing story, extra to observe…