The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Saturday confirmed that the Boko Haram sect was ready to release Leah Sharibu, the only Christian Dapchi Schoolgirl still in captivity. IGP Idris made the revelation while speaking to reporters in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
“I was supposed to be in Dapchi today but I couldn’t go because l learnt that Leah Sharibu may be released today by the Boko Haram terrorists.
“I would have gone to Dapchi today but by the time I fly in with a helicopter and police escort, they(terrorists) may think I’m trying to break the arrangement”.
Meanwhile, residents of Dapchi are excited over the news that the insurgents have agreed to free Leah Sharibu.
“We are very happy about this development but for now we are waiting patiently to receive Leah Sharibu” a resident told Aledeh.com
“Some residents have ran out of Dapchi for fear of the unknown by the time the insurgents bring Leah Sharibu back,” Kachalla Bukar, Secretary of Association of Parents of Dapchi missing school girls also stated.