Yobe govt. pledges support for security agencies to tackle insurgency

The Yobe Government has pledged continued logistic support for security agencies towards tackling Boko Haram insurgency in the state.

The State Deputy Governor, Mr Idi Barde-Gubana made the pledge in Damaturu on Wednesday, shortly before an emergency security meeting summoned on behalf of Gov. Mai Mala-Buni.

He said that the meeting as to review existing security strategies in the state for effective results.

“We are here to highlight more on security issues concerning our dear state.

“Especially now that we are approaching dry season when rivers will dry up and there will be frequent movement of Boko Haram terrorists across our boundaries with Borno, Chad and Niger Republic.

“We are looking at how best to provide logistic support to security agencies for maintenance of peace,” he said.

Barde-Gubana urged the security agencies to reciprocate government’s gesture by redoubling their efforts towards tackling terrorism and other security challenges in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state had witnessed renewed Boko Haram attacks and farmers/herders clashes lately.(NAN)