Members of the Boko Haram sect have now devised a new mode of operation as they now resort to destroying farmlands yet to be harvested by setting such farms on fire.
Boko Haram sect members now dress in female Islamic clothing to
attack Soldiers, police stations and Government facilities in Borno
State, pointblanknews security sources reveal.
This is even as explosion, suspected to have been planted by the Boko
Haram Militants shook part of Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital today.
The bomb was said to have gone off when suspected Boko Haram members
attempted to resist the civilian JTF from entering their hideout,
The blast which allegedly occurred at about 1:15pm was followed by
series of gun shots, suspected to be from the. Security operatives.
Eyewitness account reveals that the blast occurred when some youth
group , known as Civilian JTF attempted entering Jajeri ward, which is
one of the major hideout of the Boko Haram but were scared away when
suspected members of Boko Haram released an improvised explosive which
detonation did not harm anyone.
Meanwhile, three Suspected Boko Haram Terrorist dressed in Female
clothing were today shot dead by security operatives as they attempted
to launch a deadly attack on Ibrahim Taiwo Police Station in Maiduguri
About 17 other suspected members of the sect who were in female
clothing with plans to attacking the police station however escaped.
According to some residents, about 20 suspected Boko Haram sects
wearing Hijabs ( Veil used by muslim women to cover the body) armed with
AK47 Rifles and RPGs launched a failed attack on Ibrahim Taiwo Police
Station yesterday, but they were repelled by security forces.
A security source said that an intelligence report assisted the
security agencies to be on alert before the terrorists struck and
According to a security source, “as soon as we received the
information that some terrorists were planning to attack the Police
station, we mobilized our people to be vigilant and that was why we
were able to repelled the attack and killed three of them.
” It was when we killed three of them before we realised that all
those killed were men but in women dresses”, said the security source.
The Boko Haram terrorist have continued to devise new mode of
dressing recently as activities of the Civilian JTF has continued to
hunt them down.
Mallam Umaru Baa
ganin-laifinka, chairman of rice farmers in Konduga told reporters in
Maiduguri on wednesday, "for the oast five days membersnof the boko
haram have been setting gire to our rice fields and they have burnt
everything leaving us with no harvest at all".
"They always come
on motorbikes riding three persons per motorbike and shooting in the sir
to send villagers away into the bush. Within the eeek they have killef 8
oeople in our neighbourhoods and the police has not been able to stop
Mallam Umaru Baa ganin-laifinka was in Maiduguri to report
the incidents to the Deputy Governor of Borno State where the reporters
met him. Mno confirmation of his allegations could be confirmed from