The father of Leah, the only Dapchi schoolgirl still being held by the Boko Haram terrorists, Mr. Nathan Sharibu, on Saturday, debunked rumours that her daughter had been released.
Sharibu, in a telephone interview with our correspondent, described the purported release of Leah as an imagination of the originators of the story.
On Friday night, online platforms, quoting BBC Hausa Service, broke the news that Leah had regained her freedom and was on her way to reunite with her parents.
But speaking with our correspondent, Sharibu dismissed the rumour and urged those behind the story to stop creating confusion with fake news of Leah’s release. Read more