The mobile phone of one of the female victims abducted by Boko Haram in Rann has been used to send a disturbing message to her contacts.
Hauwa Liman, believed to one of the staff of the Red Cross, was kidnapped earlier this month when Boko Haram insurgents invaded a camp used by internally displaced persons in Rann, Borno State.
About a dozen people including security operatives were confirmed killed in the attack with the ICRC saying two of its staff were also kidnapped.
On Thursday, Ms. Liman’s phone was used to send a whatsApp message to some of her contacts.
The text message was sent in Hausa and it reads thus:
“ya ku en duniya, kuji tsoron Allah, ku daina bin taghootu.
“I’dan kuma ba haka ba, Allah zai daura mu Akan ku, kuma zaku kasance tababbu.”
When translated, the text reads, “Oh you people of the world, fear God, and stop following the heathen path. Read more