Some Chibok girls are pregnant, others may never return – Obasanjo
A former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed the
Federal Government for not giving him the liberty to
intervene in the abduction of the Chibok girls.
Obasanjo, in an interview on the Hausa service of the
British Broadcasting Corporation said some of the girls are
pregnant while others may never return again.
He said, “I have ways of reaching them, (Boko Haram) but I
have not been given the go ahead.
“I believe that some of them will never return. We will still
be hearing about them many years from now, some will
give birth to children of the Boko Haram members, but if
they cannot take care of them in the forest, they may
He also stated that the girls might have been separated
and kept in different locations.
It would recalled that Obasanjo had previously tried to
negotiate with the insurgents, especially in September
2011 after members of the sect bombed the United Nations
headquarters in Abuja.
He flew to Maiduguri, Borno State where he met with
relatives of the Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf,
who the police had illegally killed in their custody in 2009.
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