Boko Haram has Assured Nigeria Government that Leah Sharibu is alive as she marks her 16 years birthday. The Terrorist also advises the Federal Government to meet the conditions given to them before the girl can be freed
Leah was held back for refusing to convert to Islam after the Nigerian government negotiated and paid ransom for the release of the other school girls.
On February 19, 2018, Boko Haram terrorist stormed the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi and carted away 110 school girls.
On 21 March 2018 after negotiating with terrorists, the Nigerian government announced the release of all but one of the kidnapped school girls; Leah Sharibu Swas held back and not negotiated for on account of her faith.
She has been in Boko Haram captivity for 449 days