Some of the suspected fleeing Boko Haram insurgents were said to have again attacked three (3) villages destroying over 50 houses in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State at the weekend.
In a reliable report from the area indicated that, the fleeing insurgents were wondering around the bushes and mountainous areas of Madagali council which is situated just few metres away of Borno State boarder hence launched attack on Sabon Gari, Kafin Hausa and Dutse biyu villages accordingly.
Impeccable source which declined identification in the print told journalist in Yola in a phone discussion that, as soon as the villagers sighted the heartless insurgents, they took to their heels for safety in different directions. A development believed to have given the insurgents the liberty to raze down many houses in these villages.
Confirming the incident, Acting Brigade commander of the 23rd Armored Brigade of the Nigerian Army Yola, colonel Aba Popoola in a telephone interview said though Madagali is under the control of another commanding officer in charge of 28 task force battalion Mubi but the commander had told him that, two villages were attacked and houses destroyed by the suspected insurgents.
Colonel Popoola maintained that based on the report from the commander in charge of 28 task force battalion Mubi, no report of any single life lost in the attack stressing that the military are at the villages for facts finding assessment and provision of security of the people of the area.
“Actually Madagali is under the control of 28 task force battalion based in Mubi town but the commanding officer told me that, it is true that, there was an attack on two villages, Dutse-biyu and one other village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

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