Rocket attacks on Maiduguri estate: Zulum visits scene, tasks military – See photos



After the early morning rocket attacks on 1,000 housing estate and other places in Maiduguri by assailants suspected to be members of the /ISWAP, Governor Babagana Umar has visited the scene to sympathize with victims.


1,000 housing estate located along Kano-Maiduguri road near the 333 military battalion.


Commenting during the visit, noted that the insurgents came close to Maiduguri before firing the explosives. He urged her he military to wake up and ensure patrols.


“It seems the insurgents came very close to the town, the military has to wake up and ensure surveillance. This something that we can avert its occurrence. For the insurgents to have come such close to fire rockets, I think there something wrong that we should have to check.” said.


Governor stated this on Saturday at Ngomari Airport when he paid a sympathy visit to the victims of the early morning rockets attack.
The Governor, however, assured that government will do everything to prevent further attacks on Maiduguri and its environs.


“We have to fortify Maiduguri town, we have to ensure patrols on a daily basis to avert future attacks. It very sad and unfortunate we have to witness this kind of attacks at this time.” said.


In the same vein, Governor Babagana Umara has extended sympathizes to those affected attack.


Reports said while life was lost, houses, cars and other properties were destroyed multiple rocket attacks.


“I wish to sympathies with those affected by today’s attack, I will constitute a small committee to ascertain the level in of the damage and advise government on how to avert future occurrence. said.

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