Nasarawa governor, Abdullahi Sule raises alarm over new havocs by Boko Haram in the state

Nasarawa governor, Abdullahi Sule raises alarm over new havocs by Boko Haram in the state
File Photo of Governor Abdullahi Sule and President Muhammadu Buhari

The Nasarawa Governor, Abdulahi Sule has raised an alarm stating that members of the Boko Haram sect, are regrouping in his state while carrying out acts of violence.

Governor Sule said this when he spoke with the statehouse correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the statehouse in Abuja today, January 22.

According to the Sule, members of the sect who were dislodged from a location along the Abuja/Nasarawa borders last year had regrouped along the Nasarawa/Benue borders, wrecking all kinds of havoc.

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He noted that some of the Boko Haram members active in Nasarawa state belong to the Darussalam group that had been dislodged from Niger, adding that upon a joint security operation, a lot of them were killed while 900 were arrested. He added that those arrested confirmed their membership of the Boko Haram group.

The Nasarawa governor also added that he is confident that a strong decision will be taken to curtail insecurity challenges in his state following his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

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