Lecturer, 10 other victims kidnapped by Boko Haram beg for freedom


A college lecturer and 10 other persons who were recently kidnapped by Boko Haram has appeared in a video, shared by their abductors, asking the Nigerian government to come to their rescue.

The abductees said they are mostly Christians and from Yobe State. They want the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to also help secure their freedom.

In the one minute and 29 seconds short video, one of the abductees, Bitrus Bwala, who identified himself as a principal lecturer at the College of Education Gashua, in Yobe State, spoke on behalf of the others.

“I was on my way to my station on the 27th of November 2019 when I was abducted by the Tilafa army (Boko Haram),” said Mr Bwala.

“I appeal to the federal government to come to our aid.”

Mr Bwala said that they witnessed the…



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