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Boko Haram Forcing Abducted Girls Into Mariages

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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