By Ndahi Marama
Suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram Sect on Saturday night invaded Ajiri village of Mafa Native Authorities Space of Borno state and wrecked havoc, resulting in destruction of lives and properties, sources have stated.
That is coming barely 24 hours when armed insurgents laid ambush alongside Maiduguri- Damaturu 125km highway the place over 5 folks had been killed with dozens kidnapped and injured.
Ajiri lower than 50km drive from Maiduguri the state capital is close to Mafa Native Authorities space the place Governor Babagana Umara Zulum hails from.
The city was hitherto a ghost city, till mid this yr when the Governor via the ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RRR) constructed about 500 housing models, during which its Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) taking refuge in Maiduguri had been relocated again house by the current administration’s drive to make sure IDPs again to their ancestral houses.
Recalled that on third September 2020, Zulum who visited Ajiri Neighborhood referred to as on unrepentant members of Boko Haram to put down their arms as his authorities is doing all the pieces doable to return all Internally Displaced Individuals (IDPs) again to their ancestral houses.
He stated, one passionate factor Boko Haram members ought to know is that the IDPs who’ve returned or prepared to return to their communities are immediately or not directly dad and mom or relations of the insurgents which are keen to select up their items and proceed their regular lives.
Sadly, particulars of casualties nonetheless stay unsure when the insurgents stormed the neighborhood on Saturday night, whilst our Correspondent gathered at press time that airstrike from the army Airforce are Presently partaking the terrorists whereas folks scamper for security.