Boko Haram: President Buhari assures resident after 60 mourners were reportedly killed in Borno state.
Reacting the the death of 60 funeral mourners in Borno state, President Muhammadu Buhari through its spokesman, Garba Shehu said the hell had received assurances from the military forces that the perpetrator of the crime would pay dearly God the crime.
“The Federal Government is firmly and resolutely committed to taking necessary measures to safeguard the nation’s security.”
”This administration is determined to end the menace of terrorism,” Shehu quoted President Buhari as saying.
According to the president, already a major exercise has begun to hunt the attackers with air patrols by the nation’s Air Force and ground operations by the army.”
Assuring the residents of Maiduguri and the citizens settled in IDP camps, he said: “you will receive increased protection from further attacks by the assailants.”
As per early report from The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported that insurgents on a reprisal mission attacked Badu village in Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno and killed over 60 persons and wounded 11 others.
Likewise, The Chairman of the local government council, Muhammad Bulama, who spoke on the incident on Sunday, said the insurgent had recently attacked Badu village but they were repelled by the villagers and members of the vigilante group.