continued on Friday in Damaturu, Yobe State, as the terrorist group set
the residence of the mother of the First Lady of the state ablaze. It was gathered that Governor
Ibrahim Gaidam’s mother-in-law’s house was first attacked six months ago
during which the occupants were robbed of their jewellery.
Commissioner Patrick Egbuniwe confirmed the incident. He told reporters
that the gunmen stormed the house on Gashua Road and ordered all the
occupants out before setting it ablaze.”We got a report that the house
of the mother- in-law of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam was burnt down by
unknown gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect… everybody
was asked to come of the house before they finally set it on fire. No life was lost,” he said. …continue reading
the Joint Task Force (JTF) has disclosed that four persons have been
arrested in connection with the attacks on telecoms masts in Damaturu.
The suspects were arrested along Gujba Road allegedly on their way to
burning down more masts.
The JTF appealed to members of the public to give information on the activities of the sect.