Shehu of Borno urges military to clear remnants of terrorists 

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Umar- Ibn Garbai Al-Amin El-Kanemi, has called on the federal government  and Nigerian  military  to clear remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists still occupying Guzamala local government headquarters, and other communities in Kukawa, Abadam local government.

 He said millions of displaced people  should be able to go back to their ancestral homes to live a normal life and farm or fish to feed themselves.

He said the only way to restore civil authority in the affected communities is for the military and other security agencies to seriously take the war to the doorsteps of those hibernating terrorists who are still having total control, particularly in Guzamala council, where there is no civilian presence for many years.

The traditional ruler stated this when he paid a Sallah homage to the acting governor, Dr. Umar Kadafur at the Government House in Maiduguri Sunday.

Last week, similar call were made by the speaker of the Borno state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Abdulkarim Lawan, while delivering a goodwill message at the celebration of the June 12, 2024 Democracy Day.

The Shehu while appreciating the sacrifices rendered by Nigerian troops towards restoration of peace in the North-east, and the country as a whole, said, there is more than meets the eye because the inability of the military to restore civil authority in the aforementioned communities has denied parents and children have access to their farmlands, or acquire quality education, which he said, is dangerous to mankind and sustainable development

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