Ali, who was rescued earlier today along with her four-month-old baby, was handed over to the governor by at the Government House in Maiduguri by the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Brig. Gen. Victor Ezugwu, a statement by the Army said.
The statement said she is expected to be taken to Abuja tomorrow along with her parents to meet President Muhammadu Buhari.
It explained that she was airlifted from Damboa where she was rescued to Maiduguri by the Air Force after being examined at the NAF medical facility.
A man, Mohammed Hayatu, who claimed to be her husband, was flown with her and her baby but is under investigation.
“The supposed husband is undergoing further investigation at the Joint Intelligence Centre, ” the statement said.
“It should be noted that Mohammed Hayatu is well treated in line with Operation LAFIYA DOLE Rules of Engagement regarding insurgents who voluntarily surrender to the military.”