- Four rescued Boko Haram hostages have been reunited with their parents in Borno state
- The hostages comprising two males and two females were rescued during a clearance operation at Maima village
- The Army said it remains committed to rescuing all the hostages that are currently in the den of Boko Haram insurgents
After spending two years in Boko Haram captivity, rescued hostages have been reunited with their parents in Borno state by the Nigerian Army.
The Army took to its Twitter page on Friday, August 3, to make the disclosure, saying that troops of 22 Brigade deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole reunited the children with their parent at Ngafure village in Dikwa local government area of Borno state.
Legit.ng gathers that the hostages comprising two males and two females were rescued during a clearance operation at Maima village in Ngala local government area of the state.
According to the Army, the children are currently receiving medical attention at the military health facilities.
The Army reiterated its commitment in rescuing all the hostages that are currently in the den of Boko Haram insurgents.
See tweets below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a total of 1,127 persons, including women and children being held under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents from different parts of the Lake Chad region were rescued by troops of the Nigerian military.
Onyema Nwachukwu, the spokesman of the counterinsurgency efforts in the Northeast Nigeria, otherwise known as Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday, February 27.
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