There’s No Joy At Easter For My Family – Chibok Farmer Whose Son Is Held By Boko Haram Cries Out

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According to a report by SaharaReporters, a Nigerian farmer and commercial driver Pemi community Local Government Area of Borno State, has cried out over his abducted son.

farmer is identified only as Adamu, has lamented that there will be joy for him and his family members this Easter as Haram insurgents continue to keep his four-year- son, Amos, captivity.

The father, speaking with SaharaReporters on , stated that there has been news or report about his son, three months after he was abducted.

“The family is sad. His mother is crying every day. I am also depressed. There is joy this Easter. We believe the government will rescue him. We want them to all within means to rescue only son from the insurgents,” he told SaharaReporters.

Amos has been with the insurgents since December 24, 2020 – the same day a pastor, Bulus Yikura, was abducted by the but was later rescued the first week of March. Yikura had since relocated from with his family.

was where the Haram abducted hundreds of schoolgirls in 2014 – some of whom have yet to be released till date.

Amos’ father, Adamu called on the Nigerian government to the same machinery which secured Yikura’s for his son, Amos.

SaharaReporters had last week that Adamu explained that the insurgents met his son at home, carried him, and burnt his (Adamu’s) car in the compound and his house before they left.

“The abducted him on December 24. The burnt house; they carried car and child. I was at home. Amos is only male child. He has an elder (sibling) and a younger sister.

“My wife went to fetch water from a well in a neighbouring compound. Before she would be back, the boy had been stolen. My child was stolen inside my car. I parked the car at home. They brought him out of the car and set the vehicle on fire.

“They also killed seven people in the community before they left. I want the government to help me rescue my child from the Haram. I ask God to enter the hearts of the Haram to return my child. I don’t have any job now– my vehicle which was my means of livelihood was burnt. My wife cries every day and I assure her that the boy will soon be returned,” he had said.

SaharaReporters had two weeks ago that the Chibok community stated that they would like President , the legislators and the security agencies to rescue Musa the same way Pastor Bulus’s was secured on the day his one-week ultimatum to live, expired.

“Despite the of Pastor Bulus, we still have a four-year- boy with the – Amos Musa. He was abducted on the same day the pastor was whisked away. His family is presently in disarray as they are hoping desperately that son could be reunited with them. We want the government to assist us in rescuing this boy. He is future,” a community leader in Chibok had pleaded.