House of Representatives member representing Damboa/Gwoza/Chibok federal constituency, Ahmadu Jaha has disclosed that eight (8) out of ten (10) local government areas are currently under the control of Boko-Haram in northern Borno during the plenary session on Tuesday, September 24.
The lawmaker made this revelation on the floor of the house as he declared that the war against Boko Haram has not been transparent.
He backed the motion of need for a special funding for security agencies and also decried the rising insurgency in the north-east region of Nigeria.
“(A) number of geographical locations in Borno state and other insurgency-related areas are under the occupation of Boko Haram,” Ahmadu said.
“Let us take for instance, in a local government that has 13 electoral wards like my own Gwoza, only three or four are not under the occupation of Boko Haram.
“In Chibok, I have 10 electoral wards, only two are not under the occupation of Boko Haram. In Damboa, I have 10 electoral wards, only one is not under the occupation of Boko Haram. This is as far as Chibok/Damboa/Gwoza federal constituency is concerned.
“The same thing… the chief whip to the house can bear me witness, out of the 10 local governments in northern Borno, only two local governments and it is only their headquarters, are still not under the occupation of Boko Haram.”