After about seven years of horror experience, Mary Katambi, one of Chiboks girls who escaped Boko Haram captivity, has graduated from the American University of Nigeria (AUN).
Gatekeepers News reports that Katambi who graduated with an accounting degree, was one of the 276 girls kidnapped from Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok in Borno state, Northern Nigeria by Boko Haram terror group, Chibok in Borno state, Northern Nigeria in 2014.
Former vice-president and founder of AUN, Atiku Abubakar disclosed the news via his social media platforms and shared photos from the commencement ceremony which held on Saturday in Yola, Adamawa state capital.
“Mary Katambi, I’m proud that seven years after your release from Boko Haram captivity, you’ve beaten the odds to graduate with a degree in accounting from American University of Nigeria. The best years are still ahead of you,” Atiku captioned the photos.
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, was the keynote speaker at the event.
Gatekeepers News reports that two other ex-students of GGSS Chibok, Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, who also escaped from Boko Haram in 2014, have graduated from Southeastern University in the United States.