An abducted aid worker in Borno state, Grace Taku has revealed in a recent video that Leah Sharibu and Alice Loksha who were abducted by Boko Haram are now dead as the terrorist group killed them.
Watch the video below;
Reacting to the reports, the Presidency through Garba Shehu, the Spokesperson said it has been briefed by the responsible government agency about the disturbing video and claim Leah Sharibu is dead.
The statement by Garba Shehu, the Spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, read;
The Presidency has been briefed by the responsible government agency about the disturbing video showing our citizens, the humanitarian aid workers held captive.
Presidency has been given assurances that contact is being made and the captors are being talked to.
Beside these aid workers, there are some others about whom this engagement is about-Leah Sharibu, a religious leader and all the others.
These discussions have been ongoing even before this time and what this latest incident has done is to bring urgency to the efforts that the secret service is making.
Government is making contacts, in the hope that the captors will see reason to not visit hardship or even harm on these innocent individuals.