#IAmBama: Nigerian army rescued missing queen and daughter from Boko Haram, two years after

Two years after abduction, the Nigerian Army has rescued the wife and daughter of Shehu of Bama  from the Boko Haram enclave in Borno, North-eastern Nigeria.

Queen Hajju was abducted with her two children when Boko Haram terrorists invaded Bama about two years ago. While the she and the princess regained their freedom, their son was killed by the insurgents few months after the abduction.

The queen and her daughter have since been taken to the Emir’s residence in Maiduguri, by the General Officer Commanding,  7 Division of Nigeria Army, Brig. Gen. Victor Ezugwu.

They were reportedly rescued during a clearance operation by soldiers. The Emir, IBN Kyari El Kanemi, according to a family source, wept uncontrollably when he saw his wife.

“We are happy to see our queen and her daughter back. But we learnt that Boko Haram fighters killed her son who was kidnapped along with his mum”, the Nation learnt.

Wife of Borno State Governor, Mrs Nana Shettima and Deputy Governor Usman Durkwa, other top government functionaries visited the resident of the monarch to welcome them



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