Boko Haram terrorists have released a new video of the ten abducted police women near Maiduguri, Borno State, begging the government for rescue from captivity.
Elombah.com had, on June 21, reported that Boko Haram kidnapped 16 Nigerian police women in Maiduguri on the fateful day.
The report said that the terrorist group ambushed a convoy of the police women 10 kilometers from Maiduguri and whisked them away.
Consequently, 16 of the officers were declared missing, while two are reportedly dead.
It is not known why the terrorists featured only 10 instead of the missing 16 women.
In the video published by Sahara Reporters, the women who spoke in Hausa language begged the federal government to expedite action and effect their release.
According to the women who spoke in the video, some of them were civil servants though they did not confirm if all of them were police officers.
The women expressed gratitude to their captors who they said have been treating them well since their abduction.
“We are grateful to you (referring to Boko Haram), but the Government of Nigeria should not say we were not abducted, indeed we were abducted,” said Deborah Philipus one of the women in who spoke in the video said.
Another of the abducted women, Amina Adam Gomdia, introduced herself as a lecturer with the Federal College of Fisheries, Baga.
Both women who spoke on behalf of the rest pleaded with the federal government to rescue them like the Chibok girls.
Although Boko Haram has not declared their intention for abducting the women, speculations are rife that the terrorists will want to use them as bargaining chip to secure the release of their member in detention facilities across the country.
The insurgents have already played out the gimmick when they released some Chibok Girls in exchange for some of their commanders in March and May this year.
Watch the video below:
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