Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni wants special military intervention to safeguard Geidam and other communities bordering Borno state to the North.
The governor made the appeal in a statement signed by his Director General on Press and Media Affairs Mamman Muhammed and made available to Radio Nigeria.
Governor Mai Mala Buni who commiserated with the people of Geidam over the sad incident of Boko Haram attack on the town, said efforts were being intensified to curb the incessant attacks.
He said that since yesterday he has been liaising with security authorities to find a lasting solution to the resurgence of frequent attacks on the town.
The governor assured to work closely and to support the security agencies to find a new approach to safeguarding the lives and property of the citizenry.
He also urged people of the state to use the holy month of Ramadan to continue to pray for Allah’s mercy for the state and country to have a lasting peace.
Governor Buni further directed the Yobe State Emergency Management Agency to provide the people with relief materials. It could be recalled that Boko Haram insurgents have invaded Geidam town since yesterday evening up till this morning where they destroyed properties and shared pamphlets containing messages requesting people to join the cause. There is no any official statement casualties during the attack.