Some suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorists group launched an attack on Shuwa village in Madagali local government area of Adamawa state.
Premium Times reports that the attack which took place on Thursday, May 16, evening had residents fleeing from the village which is 7km away from Michika.
One of the residents who spoke on the matter, Abawu Kefas, said there was confusion in the area.
“This night attack has placed the people of Michika and its environs into a great tension as many are fleeing,” Kefas said.
Also, one of the local vigilante who collaborates with security agencies to fight terrorism in the region confirmed the attack.
"As I am talking to you now, people of Duhu and Gulak communities have deserted the area for fear of similar attack.
“Houses, shops are being razed down by the Boko Haram boys,” the vigilante said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, April 6, said that no state in Nigeria is currently under the control and influence of Boko Haram insurgent group.
Buhari said that his administration is doing everything possible to conquer the war against terrorism in Nigeria, adding that the military has recaptured all territories held by Boko Haram in 2014 and also freed thousands of Nigerians held against their will by the insurgent group.
While addressing the world economic forum in Jordan, Buhari said that the world has changed and asked every nation to be collaborative.
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