Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state has sought for special military intervention to safeguard Geidam and other communities bordering Borno state to the North, following Boko Haram attack on Geidam Town, one of the commercial hub of Yobe State.
This was contained in a press statement made available to newsmen by the Director General Press Affairs and Media, Mammam Mohammed.
The statement stated that, “The governor who commiserated with the people of Geidam over the sad incident of Boko Haram attack on the town, said efforts were being intensified to curb the incessant attacks”.
The Governor had since yesterday been liaising with security authorities to find a lasting solution to the resurgence of attacks on the community.
He assured to work closely and to support the security agencies to find a new approach to safeguarding the lives and property of the citizenry.
The State Chief Executive urged people of the state to use the holy month of Ramadan to continue to pray for Allah’s mercy for the state and country to have a lasting peace.
Meanwhile, the State Emergency Management Agency SEMA has been directed to provide the people with relief materials.