Just In: Boko Haram kills traditional rulers’ son in Borno - FIRST AWARENESS


Friday, February 25, 2022

Just In: Boko Haram kills traditional rulers’ son in Borno

By Our Correspondent
Suspected members of the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists have invaded Kautikari village of Chibok local government area of Borno state, killing Mr Bulama Wadir, son of a traditional ruler, and two other Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs that were hosted in the community.

First Awareness learnt that,Kautikari is some few kilometres away from Chibok town came under deadly attack on Friday.

It would be recalled that,last on January 1st this year,about 10 persons were reportedly kidnapped .The terrorists were said to have set ablaze one of the largest Church in the community bordering Sambisa Forest.
Sources also confirmed that the quick intervention by security operatives, especially military troops saved the situation from heavy casualties as they responded promptly by repelling the attack.
“Our community (Kautikari) came under heavy attack by terrorists this evening at about 5:45pm, they burned down some church structures/houses belonging to Church of Brethren (Ekliziyan Yan’uwa a Nigeria, popularly known as E.Y.N in Hausa parlance. They killed three persons including Mr Bulama Wadir, son of our traditional ruler, a resident who gave his name as John Usman stated in a telephone call to our Correspondent Friday night.

Usman however said that if troops had not intervened promptly, the armed terrorists would have succeeded in wiping out all residents out of the community.

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