Jubilation In Gaidam Town As Rescued Yobe School Girls Return
Jubilation erupted in Gaidam Town Wednesday as the rescued school girls of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi arrived the town.
Residents defied the 9:00pm curfew jubilating to welcome the rescued schoolgirls.
Men, women including house wives and their children reportedly lined up on the Maine-Sorroa Street where they received the schoolgirls amidst cheers.
The children rallying on bicycles were chanting a slogan “Gari ya waye” in Hausa language which means “the insurgents are no longer threat.”
The rescued schoolgirls in a convoy of several vehicles with military and hunters drove into the Gaidam military base.
Malam Usman Kura, said for three years, he has not come out of his house around this hour.
“But today is a happy day, we are very excited. So my entire family has come to witness their return. All in this town are agog over their rescue”, he said.
The girls are expected to be transported to Damaturu after undergoing medical check up in Gaidam.