Leah Sharibu, the only student of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, still in Boko Haram custody, reportedly made an unsuccessful attempt to escape.
The insurgents abducted 110 students on February 19 and released them a month later, with the exception of Sharibu and five students who died in captivity.
They reportedly held Sharibu back for refusing to renounce her Christian faith. Some of Sharibuβs schoolmates said while in custody, she had sneaked away with two other girls β but was unfortunate to walk into the wrong arms.
βWe thought she was just going round the corner, but she sneaked out along with Maryam and Amira (the other two classmates),β Aisha Ibiwa, one of the girls, told UK Guardian .
They were said to have walked for three days in the course of t[…]
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