The insurgent group, Boko Haram have released a video of 10 women believed to be ones abducted from a military/police convoy in Borno state some weeks ago.
Although, the Nigerian police have refuted claims that there was an abduction.
In the video published by SaharaReporters, one Amina Adam Gomdia, speaking in eloquent Hausa, describes five of the women in their midst as public servants who are also breadwinners in their families. Gomdia introduces herself as a lecturer at the Federal College of Fisheries, Baga.
The second woman who speaks on the video gives her name as Deborah Philipus. She says that right from the minute they were abducted, Boko Haram has taken care of them, including treating their injuries, and that they have not lacked food, water or other necessities.
“We are grateful to you,” she says, referring to Boko Haram, “but the Government of Nigeria should not say we were not abducted, indeed we were abducted,” she says.