Residents of Gubio and Magumeri communities returns home after terrorist attack


Normalcy has returned to Gubio and Magumeri communities of Borno after night attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents.

The residents in the affected areas returned to their homes after the insurgents’ attacks at Gubio and Magumeri headquarters of Magumari and Gubio Local Government Areas of the state.

The insurgents attacked the communities at about 6:00 pm; torched residential homes, schools, offices, looted food items and abducted a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in the affected communities.

The insurgents attacked the communities barely 12 days after a similar incursion in Gubio following the withdrawal of troops in the area

Zanna Modu, the Caretaker Chairman of Gubio Local Government Council, told newsmen in Maiduguri that the insurgents looted food items, razed houses and public buildings.

Modu disclosed that people who earlier fled for safety had returned after the insurgents withdrew on Thursday.