Members of Boko Haram have killed at least 11 people and burnt down several houses in Madagali Local Government Area, LGA, Adamawa State.
Nigerian Pilot gathered from residents that the militants attacked Bitiku, Kubu and Kirchinga villages on Wednesday evening.
Immediate past chairman of the council, Maina Ularamu confirmed the attacks, calling for deployment of troops to the viLlages.
“The insurgents attacked a group of traders returning from Gulak market and killed four of them before proceeding to Kirchinga where they slaughtered seven persons including three women,” he said.
He stressed the need for the military to station troops in villages that saw frequent attacks in recent time with a view to flushing out remnants of the insurgents
He also appealed to government for restoration of government structures and social services in the recaptured territory, saying residents are suffering from lack of hospitals, bridges as well as basic needs of life.