A Nigerian midwife, Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khrosa, who was kidnapped alongside two of her colleagues in Rann, Borno state in March this 12 months, has been kiled.
A press release from the Worldwide Committee of Crimson Cross the place Saifura labored, confirmed her loss of life. The assertion in half reads
”The Worldwide Committee of the Crimson Cross condemns in the strongest phrases the tragic killing of its kidnapped colleague Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khrosa. It’s interesting to the armed group to instantly launch a second ICRC midwife and one other health-care employee taken in north-eastern Nigeria in March.
“We’re devastated by the homicide of our colleague Saifura,” mentioned Eloi Fillion, the pinnacle of the ICRC delegation in Abuja. “Saifura moved to Rann to selflessly assist these in want. Our ideas are together with her household and different family members at this extremely troublesome time.”
On the time of their abduction, Saifura, in addition to our colleague Hauwa Mohammed Liman and Alice Loksha, a nurse working in a UNICEF-supported centre, have been offering important antenatal care to communities in Rann, whose inhabitants has greater than doubled after an inflow of individuals fleeing violence.
“We urge these nonetheless holding our colleague Hauwa and Alice: launch these ladies. Like Saifura, they don’t seem to be a part of the battle. They’re a midwife and a nurse. They’re daughters, a spouse, and a mom – ladies with households that rely on them,” mentioned Fillion. “Their households and pals miss them dearly and won’t surrender the hope of seeing them once more quickly. There is no such thing as a ideology or non secular legislation that might justify doing any hurt to them.”
Saifura, 25, was a faithful mom and midwife. Those that knew her mentioned she adored her two youngsters, a two-year-old boy and a five-year-old woman. The kids haven’t been capable of comprehend their mom’s absence, as they often requested their grandmother if a passing aircraft was bringing their mom residence. That grandmother should now discover the phrases to inform two youngsters their mom won’t ever return.
In August, the three kidnapped well being staff in a video launched by Boko Haram, appealed to President Buhari to do all the pieces inside his energy to make sure their secure launch.