Boko Haram terrorists have released about 48 women abducted from Maiwa and Shuwarin villages of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.
The women abducted were released after a ransom of N2.4 million was paid.
The release was made public by a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in Lake Chad, Zagazola Makama.
Tweeting on Thursday, Makama said that the women were kidnapped on their farmlands on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
“On Wednesday, August 23, the women were released after paying N50,000 each as ransom to the terrorists,” Makama wrote.
Makama also said that eight of the abducted women had earlier been released after paying N20,000 each as ransom.
In other news, At least 41 fighters from Boko Haram terrorists loyal to Shekau and those of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) were reportedly killed in a rivalry clash between the two terror groups in northeast Nigeria.
The latest infighting was said to have broken out on Wednesday.
Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency expert and security analyst in the Lake Chad region, disclosed this on Thursday via his X (formerly Twitter) handle.
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