Following the attack on Geidam town by Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents, Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has sought for special military intervention to safeguard the commercial town as well as other communities bordering Borno State to the north.
Governor Buni in a statement through his Director General Press and Media Affairs Mamman Mohammed, commiserated with the people of Geidam over the sad incident of Boko Haram attack on the town.
He said efforts were being intensified to curb the incessant attacks.
“The governor had since yesterday been liaising with security authorities to find a lasting solution to the resurgence of attacks on the community.”
Buni assured to work closely and to support the security agencies to find a new approach to safeguarding the lives and property of the citizenry.
“His Excellency has urged people of the state to use the holy month of Ramadan to continue to pray for Allah’s mercy for the state and country to have a lasting peace”, the added.
Meanwhile, the Yobe State Emergency Management Agency SEMA has been directed to provide the people with relief materials.
Boko Haram: Gov. Buni reacts to Geidam attack, demands special military intervention