Boko Haram Cuts Off Network In Hometown Of Acting IGP




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According to a by Daily Trust, many residents Geidam town Yobe State no longer have network their phones as Boko Haram fighters have razed masts Airtel and MTN town.

Geidam is home town the Acting Inspector General , Usman Alkali Baba and the immediate governor of the state, Ibrahim Geidam.

The attackers first struck evening but they took cover following air strikes from the military.

Ali Maina, one of the residents, said after the Air Force jet which hovered around the town left, the insurgents returned.

He added that “they wreaked havoc the town this morning. We can see buildings burning and they forced several shops opened carting away .

“We are more frightened this time around, because we don’t know their mission. We are cut off from both MTN and Airtel services obviously they have tampered with the .

“We are currently at the mercy of God praying for protection, they have more 15 Hilux vehicles. Security forces need to do more to this .”

Meanwhile, the spokesman, Yobe State command, Dungus Abdulkarim, has confirmed the attack.

He said letters with mixture of both Arabic and Hausa inscriptions, advocating the establishment of Islamic State, were dropped all over the town by the insurgents.

The insurgents had attacked the town February and abducted three officers of the Nigerian Custom service.

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