Boko Haram insurgents run out of food, mount roadblocks

Boko “Haramites”

The Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr Mike Omeri, yesterday, disclosed that the Nigerian military has successfully dislodged a roadblock mounted by Boko Haram insurgents who were in frantic search for food, fuel and lubricant for their vehicles.

Mr. Omeri who made this known on Thursday during an update on the efforts of the security agencies said, the roadblock was mounted between Damboa and Biu by insurgents in search of food fuel and vehicle lubricants and that the insurgents were under pressure as they ran out of these items.

He noted that the military forces were recording successes in the anti-terror campaign in the Northeast as the forces conducted successful operation in Tumbarka in Borno State, resulting in the demise of 10 insurgents and recovery of weapons and destruction of 15 motorcycles.

On the 486 travellers apprehended by security operatives in Abia, June 15, Omeri said the federal government is appealing  to Nigerians to exercise restraint and refrain from making inflammatory statements on the travellers

According to reports from Leadership. Omeri noted that the traveller identified to be on the watch list of security agencies since 2007 was still undergoing interrogation.


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