By Muhammad Sani G. Chinade, Damaturu
The Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni has solicits for special military intervention to safeguard Geidam and other communities bordering Borno state to the North following Boko Haram incessant attack to the town being one of the commercial centre of the state.
In a press statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Damaturu by the Director General Press Affairs and Media, Mammam Mohammed said “The governor who commiserated with the people of Geidam over the sad incident of Boko Haram attack on the town, said efforts were being intensified to curb the incessant attacks by the Boko Haram Secs members”.
The Governor had since yesterday been liaising with security authorities to find a lasting solution to the resurgence of attacks on the community, assured to work closely and to support the security agencies to find a new approach to safeguarding the lives and property of the citizenry.
The State Chief Executive urged people of the state to use the holy month of Ramadan to continue to pray for Allah’s mercy for the state and country to have a lasting peace.
Meanwhile, the State Emergency Management Agency SEMA has been directed to provide the people with relief materials immediately.