- Governor Zulum has paid a condolence visit to families of security personnel killed by Boko Haram
- The governor also promised to assist families of the fallen officers
- Zulum said the men died as heroes, patriots and people that have brought honour to their families
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In other to provide succour and sympathise with them, Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, has met with families of policemen and members of Civilian Joint Task Force ( CJTF) killed by Boko Haram terrorists.
According to the special adviser, media and strategy, to the governor, Malam Isa Gusau, Zulum on Monday, September 28, met with the bereaved family at the police headquarters in Maiduguri.
At the event, the governor promised to assist the affected families, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Zulum said he was purposely there to sympathise and condole with brothers, sisters and the families of the deceased policemen.
The governor stated:
“Insha’ Allah, we shall do everything possible to support the families. The education of their children is very important in addition to the support for their means of livelihood,
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that in less than 48 hours after an initial attack, Boko Haram insurgents again ambushed Governor Zulum.
Meanwhile, in another development, Legit.ng reported that the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) insisted that the FG and the military have a lot of questions to answer following the recent Boko Haram attack on the convoy of Zulum.
The spokesperson for the ACF, Emmanuel Yawe in a statement said the attacks on the governor have raised doubts on the ability of the military to defend the nation.
According to the northern-based group, it is alarmed that Boko Haram has continued to launch deadly attacks despite the security assurances given by the military and the federal government.
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