Half the of the girls abducted from their school in Yobe State have been ferried across the border into Niger Republic, a new report has claimed.
The students of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, who were abducted by the Musab Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group which is loyal to the Islamic State of West Africa, have been ferried across the border into Niger Republic.
According to an exclusive report by Daily Trust, the girls were on Sunday, split into two groups; one was left in an enclave in Northern Borno State and the other taken to a village in Niger Republic.
It was gathered that the group had lost grounds along the shores of the Lake Chad, the same way Abubakar Shekau, the factional leader of the group suffered before he was sacked from the Sambisa Forest base following onslaught by the Nigerian military.
While speaking to a correspondent, a source, who does not want to be named, said: “The girls ferried across a shallow river and are held in the border town of Duro in Niger Republic.”
“The second batch has been moved to Tumbun Gini area of Abadam LGA of Borno,” he added.