- The Nigerian Police Force has said that indigenes of Yobe state has no reason to be alarmed over the activities of Boko Haram insurgents
- In a press briefing on Wednesday, April 10, the public relations officer of the Yobe command, Abdulmalik Abdulhafeez, said that the police is on the situation
- Abdulhafeez advised residents in the state to go about their normal daily activities
The police command in Yobe on Wednesday, April 10, called on the general public to remain calm and to continue their normal daily activities without fear of molestation.
The public relations officer of the Yobe command, Abdulmalik Abdulhafeez, made the call in a statement following a foiled attempt by suspected Boko Haram insurgents to attack Damaturu., the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
“We wish to inform the members of the public that there is no cause for alarm. The Police, military and other security agencies are on top of the situation, hence no threat to public peace and order. Kindly go about your normal daily activities,” Abdulhafeez said.
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NAN reports that Sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE of the Nigeria Army on Tuesday successfully repelled attacks on Damaturu by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, April 6, said that no state in Nigeria was under the control and influence of Boko Haram insurgent group.
In a press release of the event obtained by Legit.ng, Buhari said that his administration is doing everything possible to conquer the war against terrorism in Nigeria, adding that the military had recaptured all territories held by Boko Haram in 2014 and also freed thousands of Nigerians held against their will by the insurgent group.
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