Chibok local government area of Borno state has been set ablaze again by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in a fresh attack
The attack comes three days after the insurgents burnt houses in Gatamwarwa ward, Chibok.
“They came in through Sambisa forest at about 7 pm and they have been setting the village on fire,” a Chibok resident told Journalists.
Kaumutiyahi is at least 13 kilometres away from Chibok.
A military source told newsmen that the Nigeria’s army 117 battalion stationed in Chibok were getting set to move into Kaumutiyahi.
“There is actually a company of army about 6 kilometres from the village under attack, but they would need the support of the larger battalion,” the source said.
In December, the insurgents attacked Makalama, a village in Gatamawarwa ward. Bwalakia villagers were also attacked three days after the Makalama attack, burning houses and leaving villagers stranded.
“They looted and burnt everything we have. We don’t have what to eat and we don’t have where to sleep,” one of the victims had told newsmen.
In November, Abubakar Elkanemi, S
As of the time, this report was filed, Sagir Musa, the army spokesman, had not responded to JOURNALISTS seeking information on the recent attack.