From Uche Uche, Damaturu
Yobe state Governor Hon. Mai Mala Buni has commended the quick response of the Nigeria army that led to the repelling the Boko Haram attack on Gujba on Saturday, the 9th of January 2021.
He said the determination of the security forces in pursuing the insurgents had recorded success and would change the narratives in the fight against insurgency with positive results.
In a press statement from the office of Buni’s Director General on Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed, the said “The resilience and gallantry of the military is highly commendable and must be appreciated to spur them to do more”.
He assured the support of the government and people of Yobe state to the security “this is a collective fight that we are all involved and also called on Nigerians to always appreciate and support the security operatives in view of the overwhelming security challenges across the country.
He equally called on the people to always provide useful and timely information on suspicious movements in their communities to government authorities and the security forces for proactive measures.
He however regretted casualties recorded and wished those injured quick recovery while assuring that government would provide emergency support to the victims.
He therefore directed the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA to provide the needed assistance to the people and provide government with the detail of the destructions suffered from the attack for necessary action.