1,000 Borno hunters deployed against Boko Haram
No fewer than 1,000 hunters have been inaugurated by Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state to complement security agencies’ efforts against Boko Haram.
WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that the induction was held in Khaddamari village, Jere Local Government Area of the state.
Zulum hailed them for their sacrifice and support to his administration for sustained peace.
The governor assured of adequate logistics support and timely payment of monthly allowances.
The volunteers will protect the farming communities, in four local government areas, against terrorists.
These are Maiduguri, Jere, Mafa and Konduga LGAs.
Zulum thanked Rep. Ahmed Satomi (APC-Borno) and House of Assembly members from areas for mobilising the hunters.
The governor visited Mulai and Dalwa communities on the outskirts of Maiduguri.
He also met with security operatives in preparation for the re-opening of farmlands along the axis.