Random Pagan Verse:
Who travels widely needs his wits about him,
The stupid should stay at home:
The ignorant man is often laughed at
When he sits at meat with the sage,

Author Topic: Borno residents appeal to military on Continuous suicide bomb attacks  (Read 475 times)

Offline naij (OP)

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Mar 2017
  • Posts: 516
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile

Borno residents have appealed to the military to intervene in the increased suicide bomb attacks by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in the state.

Across section of those interviewed by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri made the appeal on Sunday in Maiduguri.

Malam Bakura Modu, a local hunter said that the wave of attacks especially in Maiduguri, has created negative impression about the current situation in the state.

“There is no doubt that the military has recorded great successes against the Boko Haram insurgents.

“But the recent spate of suicide bomb attacks is creating wrong impression in the media that the group is still strong,” Modu said.

He said that the military must live up to the expectations by finding quick solutions to the bombings.

Modu said local hunters were ready to join the military in the search for the insurgents in the bush.

“We have been expressing our willingness to join the fight against the insurgents in the bush, but the military had always turned us back.

“We are hoping that this time around they will consider our proposal,” he said.

Mr Samuel Anjukui, a retired police officer corroborated Modu’s claim.

“The military has within a few months decimated the insurgents, reclaiming territories and rescuing many abducted persons.

“But the recent up surge in the number of suicide bomb attacks has created worries in the minds of the people,” Anjukui said.

He added:” In the last few months it is almost certain that incidences of bomb blasts will occur every weekend.

“The situation has even worsened now as the blasts have almost assumed a daily dimension”.

Anjukui, however, expressed optimism in the ability of the military to address the situation.

“The military has the capabilities to address the problem; it must therefore rise up to the occasion by halting the negative trend.

“It is either they make use of high technology for early detection of explosive materials or take the battle to the door steps of the insurgents in the bush,” he said.

Malam Musa Inuwa a civil servant offered a different perspective.

“I think that the natives hold the key to ending the ugly trend the military has done its best by degrading the insurgents.

“But ending the crisis depend on the natives because the insurgents live among the people, they plan their attacks among the people.

“As long as the people are not willing to expose them, the attacks will continue,” Inuwa said.(NAN)



US Legislature tells Nigeria military-You lack Training&Needs Training, not arms

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 404
Last post August 05, 2015, 05:07:41 PM
by mastercode
NIGERIA BREAKING NEWS: Many dead as 2 suicide bombers hit Kano Nigeria

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 352
Last post February 24, 2015, 08:14:19 PM
by admin
boko haram: we are in control of Bama, Nigerian military feeding the world lies

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 360
Last post September 10, 2014, 09:45:33 AM
by admin
France sends 10 military personnel to Nigeria to coordinate Boko Haram fight

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 583
Last post February 09, 2015, 06:23:48 PM
by internet police
We want to capture Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau alive - Nigeria military

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 806
Last post February 23, 2015, 12:25:20 PM
by internet police
Thousands of foreign currency found on Boko Haram leader ?Says Nigerian Military

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 332
Last post May 26, 2015, 04:41:45 PM
by internet police
France pledges Military equipment, intelligence support to combat Boko Haram

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 429
Last post September 16, 2015, 01:48:50 AM
by admin
Chibok girls swap with Boko Haram Terrorist is not sign of failure–says Military

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 336
Last post September 02, 2016, 07:07:05 AM
by yungcrux
Military deploys special forces, equipment to Northeast to fight Boko Haram

Started by Postmaster

Replies: 0
Views: 463
Last post July 31, 2017, 12:29:11 AM
by Postmaster
Pirates hijack military gunboat in Nigeria , 3 soldiers confirmed missing

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 385
Last post December 24, 2014, 09:37:06 AM
by admin