The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman who made the disclosure, said the girl was discovered during investigation of arrested suspected Boko Haram terrorists.
Usman stated that according to preliminary investigation, it was discovered that she is the daughter of Abubakar Gali Mulima and Habiba Abubakar of Chibok.
According to him; "She further stated that she was a student of Senior Secondary School Class 3B (SS 3B), before her abduction along with her colleagues on 14th April 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists".
He also disclosed that Rakiya Abubakar is presently undergoing further medical investigation and would soon be released to the Borno State Government.
President Buhari also commended the military for the diligent investigation which led to the recovery of Rakiya and urges them to continue in the spirit with which they cleared the Sambisa forest of terrorists.