|RESCUED: Amina Ali, the first of the abducted 219 Chibok Schoolgirls to be rescued met with Nigeria's President Buhari today at the State House.|
According to BBC flash report, a second Chibok girl abducted by Boko Haram has been rescued Thursday [May 19] evening.
SaharaReporters also confirmed this development with the Army Spokesman Colonel SK Usman by phone. However Mr. Usman could not provide further details at the time of conversation.
This rescue comes hours after Amina Ali, the first Chibok girl recused since the 2014 mass abduction of 219 school girls, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa.
A statement distributed by PR Nigeria disclosed that Mr. Usman would provide the public with more details once the military was able to confirm.
#BREAKING Second abducted Chibok girl rescued: Nigerian army— AFP news agency (@AFP) May 19, 2016
Second Chibok schoolgirl rescued two years after more than 200 seized by Boko Haram, Nigerian army says https://t.co/6WY3S2k8qz— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) May 19, 2016
[BREAKING | PHOTO] @HQNigerianArmy has rescued another Chibok Girl, named SARAH LUKA | #BringBackOurGirls | @Ayourb pic.twitter.com/xaG845CwfM— APC United Kingdom (@APCUKingdom) May 19, 2016
In all, 217 girls remain missing after their abduction by the Boko Haram Islamist group from a secondary school in north-eastern Nigeria in 2014.
Earlier today, May 19, President Buhari received Amina Ali, one of the rescued abducted 219 Chibok Schoolgirls, at the State House. The rescued girl who nurses a four month old baby was led into the Villa by the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima.
The moment the President met Amina and her baby. pic.twitter.com/FY0Uhosw2l— President Buhari (@NGRPresident) May 19, 2016
Amina was rescued Tuesday [May 17] in the Sambisa forest close to Nigeria-Cameroon border by a member of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), operating with Military to wage war against Boko Haram terrorists.
The rescued girl has reportedly confirmed that over 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls were still being held by terrorists in Sambisa forest, while 6 have since been dead.