Boko Haram fighters relocate to Taraba

Posted by News Express | 17 November 2016 | 3,070 times

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The ongoing military offensive on Boko Haram in Borno and Yobe states has forced the insurgents to flee from their locations for Taraba State.

Shehu Saulawa, the Taraba State Director of the State Security Service (SSS), revealed this yesterday to a team of senators led by Senator Kabiru Gaya, who were at Taraba state for a fact finding mission, over a motion raised early this year at the Senate by Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, a senator representing Taraba South Senatorial District, on the influx of insurgents into the state.

Speaking at an interactive session convened for security chiefs and other stakeholders by Senator Gaya’s led team at the EXCO chambers of the Taraba State Government House, Jalingo, the director SSS said the Boko Haram insurgents are fleeing from the troubled states because of the military offensive on them for Taraba state to look for a hiding place.

Saulawa further specifically mentioned areas in the state like; Bali, Mutum-Biyu, Gassol and Tella were the Boko Haram elements are relocating to.

He said security operatives had trapped and arrested some of them.

•Sourced from LEADERSHIP. Photo shows Boko Haram insurgents.

Source: News Express

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