President-elect rejoices over rescue of 293 women from Boko Haram

The Boko Haram captives were freed on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, after an army operation in Sambisa Forest, a known terrorist stronghold.

Nigeria's President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is delighted at the recent rescue of 293 women and girls from Boko Haram.

Buhari expressed his joy at the news via Twitter on Wednesday, 29.

“News of the rescue of captured girls fills me with great delight. Many more remain to be set free. Our troops must not relent,” the President-elect tweeted.

Meanwhile the army has said that the missing Chibok girls are not among the recently rescued captives.

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