Boko Haram terrorists and their Islamic State West African Province faction have invaded Geidam communities in Yobe State, looting foodstuffs and medicines as residents flee from their properties.
SaharaReporters learnt that the insurgents attacked the communities round 6pm on Tuesday, solely a day after the Chief of the Army Workers, Main Basic Attahiru Ibrahim, visited troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno State, and guaranteed that the navy would deal with the insurgency headlong.
“The communities have been attacked by Boko Haram and ISWAP who broke into retailers and looted foodstuffs and medicines. The insurgents attacked Geidam and compelled the residents of the encompassing villages to flee. The terrorists have turned the communities into their stronghold.
“They function from at the very least eight communities,” a navy supply stated.
It was learnt that aside from Geidam, the terrorists have additionally established strongholds in Tarmuwa and Yunusari native authorities areas in Yobe.
Throughout his go to, the military chief who was on the Particular Army Tremendous Camp in Ngamdu, had famous that the insurgency conflict would quickly finish.
“I’ve met commanders; I’ve obtained briefs and so they instructed me what their essential necessities are with emphasis on navy effectiveness.
“This we’re working in tandem with the troops of the Multinational Joint Activity Drive in the direction of the defeat of terrorists. On points of apparatus and different logistics gadgets, I’ve been briefed on it and we’re making super effort on it.
“I’ve reliably been instructed in regards to the problem of kitting. Within the subsequent couple of weeks, you should have your uniforms and protecting gear.
“Moreover, I do know the problem of overstay within the mission space has been a serious downside. Relaxation assured that within the subsequent couple of weeks and months, we will have an ordinary rotation plan for replacements of troops who’ve overstayed with recent arms,” he had stated.