The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Garbai Elkanemi has lamented that the residents now live in fear of being attacked by book haram members.
Alhaji Garbai Elkanemi lamented the situation in Maiduguri when he paid the traditional Sallah homage on the Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum at the Government House on Saturday.
He decried this on the heels of the attack on Borno State governor’s convoy in Baga last Wednesday and the mortar attack on Maiduguri where six persons were officially declared killed and 27 injured on the eve of Eid-el-Kabir celebration. also called for “something urgently to be done to secure the lives and property of the people and bring back reassurance of safety to the people of the troubled state”.
“Your Excellency, we are not happy about what happened in Baga the other time, it is very unfortunate and great pity. If the convoy of the whole Chief Security Officer of the state will be attacked, then wallahi nobody is safe, because he is the number one citizen of the state, he is the Chief Security Officer of the State,’’ the monarch, during his homage on the governor said.
“If a convoy of such highly placed person in the State will be attacked, I repeat, nobody is safe. The matter is getting worse, I urge everyone to raise up our hands to seek Allah’s intervention.”