For the second time, the deadly insurgent group, Boko Haram, dares new Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai. News reaching us is that the small community where the CAOS hails from, has been attacked a second time by the group.
A few weeks back, the general declared war on the insurgent group saying; “As Chief of Army Staff, I will be actively involved in this ‘Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole’ to end the madness of Boko Haram if I will have your collective maximum support and cooperation,” he said in a speech in neighboring Yobe State.
“Since Boko Haram terrorists have refused peace (Zaman Lafiya), we will now force them to accept peace.”
Two days after the generals comment, his village was attacked, now there have been fresh attacks on the same village as the militia arrived the community at about 9.30p.m. At some point, there were exchange of gun shot between the book haram sect and the soldiers stationed there.
According to premium times, after much consultation, the terrorist group left and came back reorganized Tuesday morning; “I am glad to inform you that the gallant soldiers rose to the occasion,” Mr. Usman said. “They however made concerted effort at about 3.00am this morning which was equally repelled by the gallant soldiers. The situation and town is cool and calm.”