Boko Haram regrouping in Nasarawa, Sule raises alarm

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Nasarawa Governor Abdulahi Sule has raised the alarm over activities of the terror group, Boko Haram, in his state.

The Governor spoke to State Correspondents on Friday after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu in his office at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to the Governor, members of the terror group, who were dislodged from a location along the /Nasarawa borders last year, had regrouped along the Nasarawa/ borders, wrecking new forms of havoc.

He said he was with to discuss the insecurity issue in Nasarawa along with other issues including the possible federal government take-over of Jitata Road, which serves as an alternative route from the state to the FCT.

He said some of the Boko Haram elements active in the Nasarawa State belong to the Darussalam group had been dislodged from Niger, saying that upon a joint security operation, a lot of them were killed while 900 were arrested.

The Governor maintained those arrested confirmed their membership of the Boko Haram insurgency group.

Sule said Nasarawa had continued to have security challenges, noting having briefed the president, he is confident that action will be taken to curtail the menace.

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