One of the Chibok Schoolgirls rescued in September with her newborn twins wants more support in bringing up her 4 children.
24-year-old Yana Poni is among 12 others receiving care at a government facility in the Borno State Capital Maiduguri.
This is just as the push by the authorities to end insurgency in the North East of the country has so far led to the surrender of 82,237 insurgents.
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The event of April the 14th, 2014 is one Yana Poni would not forget in a lifetime.
She and 269 other schoolgirls were taken from their dormitories at the Government Girls Secondary Chibok in Borno State, an incident that sparked global outrage.
Yana who is now a 24-year-old mother of 4 was rescued on September 29th when troops fought into the Boko Haram enclave.
The nursing mother of twins has been receiving care at a government facility in the Borno State Capital Maiduguri.
The facility is home to 14 of the girls, although one of them was absent at this time. They are occasionally allowed to visit their parents.
The welfare of the children and their mothers is the priority at the centre.
Many of the women with links to insurgents who surrendered to troops are now nursing mothers.
The Hajj Camp is home to most of the Boko Haram members who defected.
The push by the authorities to end insurgency in the North East of the country has so far led to the surrender of 82,237 fighters and their families since July 2021.
The insurgency in the northeast has resulted in the deaths of thousands and dislocated lives and communities.
While the Borno State government is implementing a DDR programme, the question for young women like the Chibok Schoolgirls is what the future hold for them and their children.