The Bring Back Our Girls group has released the names of persons who died in a recent bomb attack on Chibok, Borno State.
The names were disclosed via a statement released by the group’s spokesperson, Sesugh Akume.
“Our sources in Chibok have revealed the names and identities of all the victims: 15 deaths (including that of soldier of the Nigerian army). Some died on the spot, others eventually; and 49 injured, some at critical stages.”
“Two of the victims of the attacks are cousins of Aishatu Musa, one of our 219 missing Chibok girls. Both are the daughters of Mutah Adamu Ntikawar. One died on the spot, the other is in a critical condition presently.”
The dead include: Peter Tusha (Kuburmbula); Hajara Mutah (Pemi); Mainta Fali Kulfa (Likama); Awa Wantha (Kwada Bila Girma); Athawa Kollo Yahi (Kwada Bila Girma); Yankye Wantha (Kwada Bila Girma); and Garba Bulama (Likama).
Others are Hamman Dabal (Bamzir); Kuma Barka (Garu Line Mission); Ali Abana (Likama); Mallum Fali’ ka (Whuntaku); Kollo Sule (Bwalakila); Mohammed Sule (Bwalakila); and Ba Galang Bulama (Whuntaku).
Those injured include: Abdullahi Musa Birma (Likama), Ba Nkye Yaga Butu (Garu), Falmata Tella and Mohammed Ali.
The bomb blast occurred on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, in the town which became prominent after more than 200 school girls were abducted from it in April 2014.