From Dauda Pam Maiduguri
Borno State Deputy Governor, Umar Usman Kadafur,has appealed to the people of Sheriff Makintari, Chabbal Limanti and Mashimari villages in Konduga Local Government Area who were recently displaced by insurgents to be patient as government is doing everything possible to provide them with additional security personnel in the area.
The deputy governor made the appeal when he visited Chabbal Gubtori village where the victims were taking refuge to sympathise with them .
He assured them that they will soon be provided with security personnel in the area and they will soon go back to their villages and continue with their farming activities adding that already security meeting was held with security personnel, village heads and all stakeholders in the area with a view to providing lasting solution to security challenges facing the area.
In her remark the secretary Konduga Local Government, Hajiya Fati Abatcha, said recently Sheriff Makintari,Chabbal Limanti, IDP camp Konduga, Mashimari and Jakana villages all in Konduga Local Government Area were attacked by insurgents leaving eight people dead with many injured as well as properties , food items and security gadgets carted away.
She appealed to the state government to provide additional security in the area to protect lives and properties especially now that the rainy season is on and majority of the people are farmers .
Also member House of Assembly representing Konduga local government,Hon Bulama Yajiwa,said all the displaced persons have fled their villages and farm lands ,stressing that unless urgent solution is provided they will lost everything
He equally assured them that government will soon come to their aid.
The district head of Auno ,Alhaji Abba Annas Umar,thanked the state government delegation for the visit to sympathise with them and assured of their maximum support and cooperation to government and security personnel to rid the area from insecurity.