Maiduguri, Jan. 12, 2021(NAN) The Borno Government on Tuesday donated relief materials and cash to eleven families of the victims killed in an attack by Boko Haram Insurgents in Pemi village in Chibok Local Government area of Borno state.
The Deputy Governor, Alhaji Usman Kadafur, who gave the donation when he visited the town to commiserate with the the affected families, described the attack as “unfortunate and destardly”.
Kadafur said that the insurgents attacked the village, destroyed several and abducted one pastor and priest’s daughter on Saturday night.
Kadafur who was accompanied by Senator Ali Ndume (Borno South), donated one Hilux patrol vehicle to hunters and N1.1 million to each of the eleven affected families.
Also Speaking, Ndume said lamented that the insurgents has affected livelihood of the people and displaced millions of the people in the Northeast.
“Today made it 11th years of insurgency in Borno state, am very proud of Pemi village for their spirit of oneness in the fight against insurgency but you cannot defeat the blBoko Haram while you’re not well equipped,”he said.
Ndume donated N1million to the community to contribute toward their efforts in fighting insurgency.
On his part, Umar Ibrahim, The Chairman Chibok Local Government area, commend the efforts of the state government toward the plight of the people.
Ibrahim lamented that the people were willing to defend themselves but they do not have arms and ammunition to face the insurgents.