Bana Lawan, the Chairman, Chibok Local Government Area, made the announcement yesterday Tuesday 27th May 2014 in Abuja at a one-day stakeholders meeting for validation of draft humanitarian response plan for the abducted girls. The meeting was organised by the National Emergency Management Agency. Punch reports.
Lawan said the number of escapees had risen to 57, as against 53, while 164 girls were still held by the group.
“Latest report reaching us is that instead of 53, those that have escaped are now 57 and those remaining are 164 and not 168 as before. This is out of the 221 girls that were abducted.” he said.
Lawan also explained that it was not all those who registered for SSCE in the school that stayed back.