As children resumed for new academic session in some parts of the country, the Nigerian Army has rescued 34 children from Boko Haram in some villages around Gwoza , Borno State, Silverbird Television has gathered.
The Acting army spokesman Sani Usman said in a statement that the troops also rescued 23 men and 33 women between Thursday and Friday from the dreaded insurgents.
It was also leant that a primary school in the town which had been shut down because of the insurgency had been reopened while security measures had been put in place to ensure the safety of pupils and teachers.
It will be recalled that President Buhari has challenged the Boko Haram sect to show their face for negotiation so that over 200 abducted Chibok girls could be released.
Since the president made the pronouncement in Paris, France, there have been no indications that the insurgents were ready to dialogue.
However, the military had continued to wage war against the extremists in the Northeastern part of the country with positive records of victory in the last two months.