A video released by Boko Haram this Monday morning, shows about 136 girls believed to be the kidnapped victims.
The girls, dressed in full-length hijab, with only faces and hands showing, were reciting Suratul-Fatiha, the first chapter of the Holy Quran….The 27-minute video also shows an interview with some of the girls who mentioned their names. Two girls say they were Christians before the kidnap and have converted to Islam, while the other says she is Muslim.
Mr. Shekau claimed most of the girls have converted to Islam and the ones that have converted are now ‘sisters’ to the sect’s members. Holding a pad of paper in his hand, Mr Shekau tells the camera:
“These girls, these girls you occupy yourselves with their affair we have indeed ‘liberated’ them. We have indeed ‘liberated’ them.
“Do you know ‘we have liberated them’? These girls have become Muslims. They are Muslims.”
He continues: “It is now four years or five years that you arrested our brethren and they are still in your prison.
“You are doing many things (to them). And now you are talking about these girls. We will never release them until after you release our brethren.”
It is not clear when and where the video was shot….Watch the video when you continue