Reports has revealed that some hunters have successfully killed two Boko Haram top commanders in a repelled attack. This development was greeted with jubilation and has compelled the state government to announce financial and logistic support to the group.
The state’s Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mr. Ahmed Sajoh, told newsmen in Yola that the feat received wide accolade, saying government will reciprocate the gesture through provision of logistic support.
According to locals, the insurgents attacked Gadamayo and Bakin Dutse of Madagali local government area to steal food and medical supplies after residents fled to the bush, but were repelled by the hunters.
Spokesman of the hunters, Ali Hammajabu, said: “One of the dead Boko Haram commanders was wearing a vest that belonged to one of our famous commander, Bukar Jimeta, who was killed by the insurgents recently.”