Report from Adamawa state is that unknown assailants have killed two white men who are believed to be contractors and five other officials of the state’s Ministry of Land and Survey.
According to Daily Post, the seven were killed in a village in Toungo local government area of Adamawa state while on official assignment.
One of the victims was identified as Zakaria, a Director of the Adamawa State Ministry of Land and Survey.
The officials were said to be demarcating the boundary of some villages between Cameroon and Niger when the incident happened.
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It is not clear who attacked the officials but Adamawa is one of the states most affected by Boko Haram attacks after Borno and Yobe.
Meanwhile, residents of Borno state have trooped out to celebrate the defeat of Boko Haram by the Nigerian Army.
Reports from the northeast state are that the rally held at Ramat Square in Maiduguri, the state capital.