Boko Haram militants, Sunday, invaded a village at Chibok in Borno state while members of the Abducted Chibok Girls Parents’ Movement for Rescue were commemorating the fifth anniversary of their abducted daughters.
One of the parents said that while the commemorative activities were still going on within the the Chibok township, the story filtered into the community that Boko Haram insurgents stormed Kwarangullum village shooting sporadically.
The village District Head, Mallam Bulama, who was outside of the community, also confirmed that insurgents invaded his village and were still there making destructions as of Sunday night.
Details of the attack were still sketchy, neither number of the casualty nor level of destruction were ascertained from either the security agents or residents of the village.
Recall that the insurgents had on April 14, 2014, abducted the girls at Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok in Borno.
In May 2016, one of the abducted girls, Amina Ali, was found after she escaped from captivity.
Another set of 21 girls were freed in October 2016, while one girl was also rescued in November same year by the military.
Similarly, 82 girls were freed following negotiations with government in May 2017, while one more was girl rescued in January 2018.