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Boko Haram: Borno Records 316 Attacks in 9 Months – NSCDC

 

The Borno State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NCSDC), Ibrahim Abdullahi, said no fewer than 316 Boko Haram attacks were recorded in the state from January to September.

Abdullahi made this known on Thursday while parading four suspected Boko Haram logistics suppliers arrested in Husara village of Askira/Uba Local Government Area of Borno.

Abdullahi who did not give number of how many casualties were recorded in the attacks, described the raise in attacks as disturbing.

Abdullahi said items recovered from the suspected logistics suppliers whose names he gave as Usman Bapetel, Alphansus John, Nicholas Benjemen and Isaac Clement included three motorcycles, 34 Jerrycans filled with fuel concealed in sacks.

Abdullahi also said that the command recorded a total of 1,318 cases from January to September out of which 734 were treated.

He explained that some cases involved fraud to the tune of N149.6 million out of which N91.4 million was recovered.

“We also arrested a herdsman who destroyed about 20 water melon farm and one Adam Muhtar, a 24 year old who collected N6000 each from seven people and Issued them Humanitarian Assistance Cards of World Food Programme (WFP) that they will get foodstuff on monthly basis.

“Upto now nobody from any NGO called them for the foodstuff,” Abdullahi said.

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