One of the Boko Haram survivors has revealed that the Nigerian army killed five Chibok girls during the clearance operation in Borno State.
Hawwa, who was kidnapped from Madagali, a town in Adamawa state, said she was forced to work as a cook for the Boko Haram sect, and was kept in a complex with a lot of other women and children, where conditions were poor.
According to her, the Chibok girls were kept alone and treated much better than the other women, “like VIPs.”
Hawwa said some of the abducted girls had been “initiated” into Boko Haram, by converting to Islam and marrying terrorists, with many now having children.
She added: “There were some that did not convert to Islam, now they are living for when they will die because they are not practicing any religion there.”
The escaped woman also claimed that while Gwoza was under Boko Haram’s control, five of the Chibok girls were killed by the Nigerian army jets that flew overhead and opened fire on a crowd of women as they sat together in a camp.
Parents of some of the kidnapped Chibok school girls have watched with grief a video recently obtained by the intenational news agency CNN and released by Boko Haram.
Over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram militants from Chibok exactly two years ago. Some of them managed to escape but some were still missing despite a global campaign #BringBackOurGilrs to that sought to have them freed.
The video showed at least 15 girls lined up against a yellow wall and an off camera voice was heard asking each one of them: “What’s your name?”