Boko Haram Forcing Abducted Girls Into Mariages
Boko Haram terrorist group are now forcing the over 230 girls abducted
from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State into
marriages, a member of the House of Representative said in an interview
monitored on Voice of America, VOA, Hausa Service.
Mohammed Tahir Monguno who represent Chibok in the House of
Representatives said the abducted girls are being forcefully married in an
area called Jiri, Mafa Local Government of Borno State.
He said he learnt from members of his constituents from the Chibok Local
Government area that no sooner the girls were abducted, they were forced
into marriages with insurgents.
He told VOA, “Villagers saw them and the whole world knew that the very
day they were abducted, some of them were married out in one area called
Jiri, Mafa Local government area.
“It was there that some of them were married before they moved with the
rest. It is about 30 kilometres from there to Maiduguri on a tarred road.
“Everybody knows this. The security people know too. It is not that people
are not cooperating, they are giving information and nothing is done.
“These girls were abducted in Chibok, but yesterday, my constituents
called and said that they saw them in one area called Shuwaram.
“From Chibok to my constituency is about 200 kilometres. How can they be
carrying the girls for about 200 kilometres without security detection?
That is why we are saying that if government wants to succeed, it must
stand up and it is not about deploying military alone, but giving them