Yobe Police Public Relation Officer Dungus Abdulkarim confirmed the attack on Geidam town.
He informed the attack was repelled by a heavy fire of the military.
“My men on the ground informed me that the attack was repelled by the Army ground troop with Airforce support. The information I got was that there was no casualty in the attack,” ASP Dungus informed.
The police spokesman however refused to comment on the abduction of the three Customs officers.
A credible source however informed the men were in a sad mood following the abduction of their colleagues.
“Honestly we are all in a very sad mood with what happened to our colleagues in Geidam. We are with them in prayers,” a custom officer who spoke with our correspondent in confidence because he is not mandated to do so.