Boko Haram: Adamawa Govt. supports 500 vigilantes


No fewer than 500 local hunters and vigilance group members are being supported by Adamawa Government to help in the fight against insurgency in Madagali Local Government Area of the state.

The Chairman of Madagali Local Council, Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Yola on Thursday.

Mohammed said the hunters who knew the terrain were being supported with cartridges and feeding allowances to sustain their contribution in the fight.

He said that the area recorded about 6 attacks within the past one week, with the latest carried out on Wednesday in Sabon Gari village.

The chairman, who did not give the number of casualties from the incidents, commended the efforts of security agents and local hunters in repelling the attacks.

He called on the Federal Government and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to deploy more military personnel…

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