New video shows kidnapped Chibok girls are alive and well
It was gathered that the video has been seen by negotiators, government officials and parents of the missing girls.
The network said Boko Haram sent the video of some of the girls to negotiators as “proof of life”.
According to CNN, one of the parents, Rifkatu Ayuba, reached out to the laptop upon sighting her daughter, exclaiming “My Saratu!.” It was the closest she's been to her child in two years.
“I felt like removing her from the screen,” Ayuba told CNN.
Saratu Ayuba is one of 15 girls seen in the recording, shown to some of the families for the first time at an emotional meeting this week.
It is believed that the video was made in December 2015 as part of negotiations between the government and Boko Haram.
The girls, their hair covered and wearing long, flowing robes, line up against a dirty yellow wall, looked well taken care of, report said.
As the camera focuses in on each of them, a man behind the camera fires off questions: “What’s your name? Was that your name at school? Where were you taken from?”
“As the two-minute clip comes to an end, one of the girls, Naomi Zakaria, makes a final — apparently scripted — appeal to whoever is watching, urging the Nigerian authorities to help reunite the girls with their families," CNN reports.
“I am speaking on 25 December 2015, on behalf of the all the Chibok girls and we are all well,” Zakaria said.
Over 200 the girls, who were, students of Chibok Government Secondary School in Borno State, were abducted by the terrorists, but the video on showed 15 of them.
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