Boko Haram: Adamawa people laud vigilantes, hunters

Vigilante group in Nigeria

The people of Adamawa on Friday lauded the collaborative efforts of vigilance groups, hunters and the military in combating the Boko Haram insurgency in the State.

The commendation was made by a cross section of people who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the recapture of Mubi by the combined team of military, hunters and the civilian JTF.

The residents said such efforts should be encouraged by communities in the North-East to curtail the activities of the insurgents.

“This is good news and we expect more of such collaboration from communities in the North-East,” Fati Husara said.

Ahmed Yerima, the Chairman of Hong Local Government, also lauded the collaborative initiative to dislodge the fleeing insurgents from Mubi who entered Hong.

James Ishaku, Rhoda Ezekiel, Shuaibu Musa and Maryam Ibrahim, who are students of tertiary institutions in Mubi, lauded the development and urged government to mobilise youths in the affected areas to form vigilance groups to further assist the military.

Gov. Bala Ngilari of Adamawa had on Thursday announced that the insurgents had been flushed out of Mubi by a combined team of military, hunters and the civilian JTF.

“They were able to go to Mubi and they have flushed out the insurgents who are now fleeing Mubi”, Ngilari said.

He urged the people of Adamawa not to panic but to remain vigilant and pass any relevant security information to the authorities.

NAN reports that Yola is calm, although people from Hong and Gombi local government areas who saw the fleeing insurgents from Mubi passing through their villages are trooping to the capital city.

(NAN)


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  • kingsley Ola.

    If Nigerians would be united in checkmating boko Hiram insurgents, the battle would definitely be won. Boko haram is neither fighting for Islam nor for any section of the country. I see an agenda to use religious sentiments as garb to carve out a new state. We should not allow this too happen. True Muslims and Christians should join hands together to confront boko Hiram.

    • Guest_2

      Excellent one my brother.

      • Otile

        Yeah, excellent, go and confront boko haram in the front yourself.

        • Guest_2

          A liar what do you want again, I’m still waiting for my answer or you didn’t yet contacted your pastor up till now?

          • Otile

            What is your liar thing all about? It seems your gang graduated from the same class. None of you can finish your comment without calling people: moron, imbecile, clown, clown prince, mumu, id1ot, liar, pongid or derogatory reference to another person’s brain. Go ahead, people know you for what you are.

          • Guest_2

            Look at this shameless liar, please don’t pretend as seems you forgot what am talking about. Provide your reference or else you maintain the title LIAR.

          • Otile

            A madman believes everybody knows how good his action is. Go ahead with your natural insults. Your group is known for that. Where are the rest of the mob? They are supposed to join in and support you, praise, and vote for you, just as you have supported your brother-in-insolence @kingsley ola.

    • Dan Fulani

      How I wish others will understand it the way you do.

      • Otile

        His way means suicide for my people. I would rather have the war continue in the North to my people killed chasing after boko haram. My people have paid enough price for one Nigeria.

        • The Nationalst

          Id10tic thinking. You think that once boko haram has decimated the north that the war would just automatically stop ?. They would continue their jihad till they reach the whole of Nigeria. Unless you don’t live here, you should be very concerned.

          • Otile

            Can your group finish a comment without insulting others?

    • Adamawa

      If GEJ propaganda machines will reason this way, BH would have been defeated by now. imaging less that 24hrs when the hunters killed scores of BH members instead of IG to applaud the vigilante for the fit the cannot achieve with their military counterpart is issueing a statement to sabotage the effort of this people that they must be screened before attacking BH. when BH had a field day killings no statement from the IG. It is glaring for everybody to know that government is behind BH. as they suffered defeat now government is not happy. We are waiting for any useless government official that will come to Adamawa to stop the activities of this brave men, the people will surely revolt massively.

      • Otile

        Not so. You cannot defeat Boko Haram amidst heavy sabotage from true Muslims.

    • Otile

      There is no such thing as true Muslims and Christians joining hands to defeat Boko Haram. Such a plow is death sentence on Christians. Once you join hands with true Muslims they will cut off your hands. See what is happening in the military, whenever an attack is planned true Muslims will reveal the details to Boko Haram who will in turn make worms meat of my Christian people at the front. See the number of aircraft true Muslims have sabotaged so far.

      This kind of war is un-winnable. Our Christian soldiers should withdraw, let the hunters and the villagers fight their own war. My young Christian soldiers have nothing to gain from killing boko boys.

  • Joe

    APC said they will defeat Jonathan and boko haram. That means APC is not ready to fight BH for now, until they come to power in 2015. Wow! APC, whose interest are you serving. Team up with Jonathan to defeat BH first, before teaming up to defeat Jonathan please.

    • Truthometer

      APC is not the ruling party at the national level that controls the military and security apparatus of the state. Dumbo is the commander in chief (commander in thief). Your evil party, PDP, should advise him to do his job of securing the lives and properties of Nigerian people, which should be the primary mission of any reasonable elected president. You people in PDP and your president are so clueless about governance. You are always very quick in blaming someone else for your inability to run effective government. If it is not APC today, it must be Tinubu tomorrow or the Americans, the next moment. Your catalog of failures since taking over the administration of Nigeria is not only abysmal but equally legendary. The corruption, stealing, nepotism, cluelessness and other vices currently going on with PDP administration, shall keep the historians very busy, for many years to come. This is the first time in the history of Nigeria where the soldiers will run away from the battlefield. What is purpose of a commander in chief and his pepper soup and corrupt generals that cannot defeat a ragtag insurgency? Nigeria security is now in the hands of local hunters. Please, can someone tell how does that look or sound? How about the billions of dollar this administration is spending on security and nothing to show for it? There is need for we Nigerians to wake up from our slumber. Let us use our voters card to express our feelings in the next presidential election. That is the only alternative we have right now. Let us stop believing that our votes are not going to count. The evil people rely on this assumption and continues to remain in power. Let’s prove them wrong this time around.

    • Factual

      And it’s evident that Jonaharam is teeming up with Boko haram sponsors ( Modu Sherrif , Ihejerika and Oletsejafor ) to continue killing innocent civilians.

  • Otile

    Awon ode a gbe yin o.

  • Adamawa

    Imaging less that 24hrs when the hunters killed scores of BH members instead of IG to applaud the vigilante for the fit the cannot achieve with their military counterpart is issueing a statement to sabotage the effort of this people that they must be screened before attacking BH. when BH had a field day killings no statement from the IG. It is glaring for everybody to know that government is behind BH. as they suffered defeat now government is not happy. We are waiting for any useless government official that will come to Adamawa to stop the activities of this brave men, the people will surely revolt massively.

  • Dankasa

    Govt want have control over the any move to end the crises because it has intereste in it. They want a situation where the vigilante will be asked to backoff or be diverted at anytime when they make a move to convert attacks, this we all know. Govt has hand in all what is happening. We all know that whenever Nigerian Army are about to defeat these guys, their commandant(s) will always received order from Abuja to retaliate, an action which today exposes not only northeast but the entire nation and her Defence system to vulnerability to any external aggretion this is the obvious. We have friends and classmates among these commandants and that what is happening (and I stand to be called Boko Haram apologist, don’t give a demn). This is what Govt want do now. its left with the Northen people to agree with this move or not. Hunters (as it is a pride to them) are ready to defend their people and encourage them, period! When kidnappings became invisible for Govt to defeat in the South-East, Jonahthan Ebele Azikiwe’s brothers (Igbos) agreed to the use of vigilante to convert the crime and why not northerners? They are also ready to defend themselves and their land, the land that feed those who use the commonwealth of the nation to kill them and destroy their economic structures. Boko Haram is state-sponsored war, we all know, but time shall tell may be Nigerians will watch Aljazira or CNN covering International Court sitting at Hague.

  • Bunduma Mohammed

    The people and government of the three states must quickly capitalise on the gains of Mubi and dislodge the terrorist. There whould be multple approach to done smulteneously. Hunters should go after the criminals at the following points:
    1. Maiduguri JTF and Hunters should go after bama quickly
    2. Damaturu, Potiskum and Gombe Hunters and civilian JTF shoud go after Gulani and Buni Yadi
    3. Biu Hunters and Civilian JTF should distroy boko haram presence in Haul and Gombi axis.
    This must be done quickly before the government would strategise and give more breathing space like they did with the cease fire last month. The momentum must go on now.