Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in 2018, has reportedly given birth in Boko Haram captivity.
A report sighted on SaharaReporters, a Nigerian online news website, by quoted a source who is familiar with Leah’s situation, to have said that the abducted Christian girl gave birth to a baby boy.
Eye9ja reports that the report said Leah was delivered of the baby a few weeks ago following her forceful marriage to a top Boko Haram commander, a reliable source close to the terror group told SaharaReporters.
Eye9ja understands that the report quoted the source to have said that Leah, who refused to renounce her Christian faith, was forced to accept Islam before being married to a top commander of the terror group.
Leah was the only Christian among the 110 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, northern Nigeria, abducted on February 19, 2018.
While other girls were released by the insurgents following Federal Government’s intervention, Miss Sharibu was allegedly held back on account of her alleged refusal to renounce her Christian faith and has since been in Boko Haram’s captivity.