Members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), a splinter of Boko Haram, have attacked the Ministry of Works facility in Gajiram Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno State, looted and destroyed equipment used for construction.
Comprehensive details of the incident are still sketchy, but POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Northeast Nigeria has been in the grip of rebellions for more than a decade.
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Across Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, there has been a rise in crime and violence.
Boko Haram and ISWAP crises remain the worst and longest-running security catastrophe.
Meanwhile, the Ekiti State Governor and one of the presidential aspirants in the 2023 election, Kayode Fayemi, on Friday said he had a ready-to-use template to end the 12-year insurgency and banditry in Nigeria’s northern region.
Fayemi spoke during his visit to Borno, Yobe and Gombe as part of consultations ahead of the forthcoming primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).