Boko Haram: Yobe Strategizes For Peaceful Coexistence

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, following the sad and unfortunate events in Geidam, headquarters of Geidam local government area convened a special, expanded security meeting today in Damaturu to discuss the situation and suggest actionable steps that could be taken to address the security challenges in the area and secure people’s lives and property.

The meeting was attended by a cross-section of stakeholders, including senior government functionaries from the executive and legislative branches, traditional rulers, local government chairmen, and representatives from the army, police, civil defence, and the Department of State Services, amongst others.

In his opening remarks, His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni once again condemned the Boko Haram attack on Gaidam and extended his condolences and sympathies and those of the Yobe State Government to the people. He reiterated that nothing is more important to him than ensuring the safety and security of the people of Gaidam and other parts of the state.

The Governor also assured that he will use every tool and resource at his disposal and work with all relevant security agencies and the affected communities to ensure that Boko Haram attacks do not happen in the state.

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