Northeast, Nigeria – reports emerging from Maiduguri the capital of Borno State have it that Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) splinter group of Boko Haram has released several humanitarian workers and civilians seized during attacks in the region.
The aid workers were freed by the group on Monday alongside other civilian hostages after series negotiation.
One among them Idriss Alooma a staff of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees abducted along the Damaturu-Maiduguri road early last year.
The ISWAP also released a Christian cleric who goes by the name Zango including one Barka Wasinda and some aid workers abducted by the same group from a facility in Dikwa town of Borno State since March, 2020.
Reliable source established that the aid workers and the other freed captives are receiving medical treatment in Maiduguri before reunite with their family.
Hamisu Ado Nguru