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Boko Haram attacks 2 villages in Adamawa

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The attack is coming few days after similar ones in Ghumbili and Mildu villages of the area where several lives were lost. PHOTO: IBTimes UK

Boko Haram insurgents have again attacked and razed Muduvu and Nyibango villages in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. The attack is coming few days after similar ones in Ghumbili and Mildu villages of the area where several lives were lost.

Chairman of Madagali Local Government Council, Malam Yusuf Muhammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yola that the latest attacks lasted from 11 pm to 12 midnight on Monday.

Muhammed disclosed that the recent incidence was the fifth attack in the area by the Boko Haram within two weeks. He called on the Federal Government to come to the rescue of the affected communities.

“Again, at about 11 pm two of our villages Muduvu and Nyibango came under Boko Haram attack where houses, shops and worshiping places were completely burnt down.

“The way and manner our people are always under attack by Boko Haram insurgents is a serious issue of concern.

“We want the government to come to our aid by improving security as well as show sympathy by visiting the affected areas that are under attacks this two weeks,” Muhammed said.

According to the chairman,the exact number of dead and injured people has yet to be ascertained. He added that villagers who escaped the attack as well as returnees in communities have relocated to Gulak and Madagali town for fear further attacks.

He said that the community that were attacked include Ghumbil and Bakin Dutse in Gulak District as well as Mildu and Muduvu in Sukur. When contacted, Major Adetoye Fadare, spokesperson of 28 Task Force Brigade, Mubi said that he was on transit and out of town and therefore could not comment.


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