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Boko Haram in full control of five communities in our state – Niger govt raises alarm

The Niger State Government has raised the alert about Boko Haram terrorists’ operations in at least five communities in the state’s Rafi and Shiroto Local Government Areas.

The affected areas are now under the grip of the militants, according to the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, who said this to NAN on Monday.

Kurebe, Farina Kuka, Gussau in Shiroro LGA and Madaka, Hanawanka in Rafi LGAs of the state are among the communities he mentioned.

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He explained that the activities of the terrorists have forced many residents of the community to migrate to safer grounds within and outside the state.

According to him, the terrorists are currently moving freely in the affected communities wielding sophisticated and menacing weapons.

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He further revealed that the state government has already notified security agencies for proper urgent security measures to ensure the safety of residents.

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He said, ”We have spent over N2 billion on the security agencies in the ongoing fight against banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the last two years.

“We will continue to accord priority attention to the welfare of security personnel deployed to enable them wipe out all those involved in the illegal acts for peace, progress and political stability.

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“We equally appeal to residents to volunteer reliable information on movement of bad characters to the nearest security outfits for security action.

”We have also reached out to traditional and religious leaders as well as stakeholders to mobilize residents to support the effort of the government in the ongoing fight against criminal elements”.

Matane, also assured that the state government will not rest on its efforts to bring to a halt security challenges confronting the state presently.

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