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ISWAP burns houses in Logomani to thwart Borno government’s resettlement efforts



ISWAP burns houses in Logomani to thwart Borno government's resettlement efforts

ISWAP burns houses in Logomani to thwart Borno government’s resettlement efforts

In a recent attack, a group of at least 25 ISWAP fighters, affiliated with the Islamic State of West Africa Province ISWAP, have set fire to houses that had been recently constructed under the supervision of Professor Babagana Zulum, Governor of Borno State

The terrorists led by commander Mustapha Ali and chief bomb maker Abdulrahman, targeted the town of Gajibo in Dikwa Local Government Area

The assault occurred on Tuesday night when the terrorists entered Gajibo and ignited several of the new houses before quickly withdrawing from the area. These properties were built as a collaborative effort between the Borno State Government and the United Nations Development Programme UNDP aimed at providing shelter for internally displaced persons IDPs.

Reliable sources informed Zagazola Makama that the ISWAP’s attack was strategically aimed at the government’s new structures and was a response to the Borno State Government’s initiative to resettle IDPs back into the Logomani and Gajibo communities.

Furthermore, it was reported that the group also included Abdulrahaman, an ISWAP chief bomb maker. He is responsible for planting improvised explosive devices IEDs along the roads, intending to target Nigerian troops. However, one of the IEDs prematurely detonated, killing several cows owned by Fulani herdsmen

The sources also revealed that ISWAP had deployed additional bomb makers who have been planting IEDs indiscriminately along the road in Gamborun Ngala, posing a significant threat to the safety of the area.

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