Boko Haram Releases NYSC Member, 4 Other youths

Boko Haram has set free a female youth corps member held hostage since January.

Also said to have been released were four other females with the following ages (22 years, 14 years,  15 years and 21 years, all held in captivity since 2017.

Their release were said to have been facilitated on Sunday by Hajiya Aisha Wakil (popular known as Mama Boko Haram).

According to the media aide of Mama Boko and the Country Director of her Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Complete Care Foundation. Prince Lawal Shoyode, Hajiya Wakil swung into action on appeal from the sister of the youth corps members (Hadiza Umaru).NYSC member abducted by Boko Haram in January regains freedom

Shoyode said they were released without the payment of any ransom.

He said: “It was the sister of the corper, that called mama (Hajiya Wakil) and mama said she should send her picture. she then sent her picture to Boko Haram pleading for her release.

“The Boko Haram then released her with four others about six hours after they received appeal from Mama.”

Shoyode who was unhappy with the treatment melted out on the released females, said: “They were sexually abused, they  passed them round to each other for sexual satisfaction.

“The women were given annal sex….

“They didn’t bath for many days, it was the wife of commander that were given the privilege of bathing daily, and it was only when one of the commanders want to use them (have sex with them), he will ask them to bath with little water at interval of six hours.”

He said Mama Boko Haram had however appealed to them to release other females in captivity, especially Leah Sharibu.

She also asked them to drop their arms and surrender to the Nigerian Army.

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