Chibok Girls ‘Arrested suicide bomber taken from Chibok but not among missing girls,’ Minister says

Nigeria’s Defence Minister, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali made the disclosure on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, while speaking to Voice of America.

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Nigeria’s Defence Minister, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali has said that the would-be suicide bomber who was recently arrested in Cameroon was abducted from Chibok, Borno State but is not one of the over 200 girls who were taken on April 14, 2014.

Dan-Ali made the disclosure on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, while speaking to Voice of America.

“She was one of the Chibok girls but not associated with the earlier ones. We have gotten a report on that that the girl was taken from Chibok but not among those that were earlier captured,” he said.

“All along we have been trying to track them [the girls]. Specifically, if I tell you that they are in a specific place, it is difficult.

Nobody can keep all 250 girls in a particular place. So these girls might have been distributed. Remember that for some time now, they have been using these girls as bombers,” he added.

An earlier report had said that the girl had been identified as Aissatou Musa and that she has no relationship with the missing girls.

“Available information as regards the acclaimed Chibok girl indicated as follows: Aissatou Musa, who claimed to be one of the Chibok girls, is the daughter of Musa Bladi and Fanta(mother) of Mandara ethnic group," the report said.

“The second girl is Mamma Sali. She is the daughter of Sali Chetima and Hajiya Bintou of Kanuri tribe. Both hailed from Bama and speak in Mandara, Hausa and Kanuri. They have never been to Western school, except Koranic schools. They have no relationship with the 219 Chibok girls," it added.

The Chibok Community has also disowned the girl.

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