Abuja - Members of the public in areas
affected by suicide bomb attacks have been urged to remain calm as the Army was
making strides against the insurgents.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director of Army
Public Relations, assured civilians the Boko Haram terrorists would not succeed
in reversing the gains being made in the pursuit of peace and security.
“We would like to appeal to the people especially the
residents of the affected areas to calm and continue to be very vigilant and
security conscious as everything necessary is being done to secure their lives
and properties,” Usman said.
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The assurance comes four suspected Boko Haram suicide
bombers detonated their vests simultaneously at Sajeri in Maiduguri late on
Some 14 people, including the suicide bombers, were
killed and 39 people were wounded in the attacks.
Troops, security and emergency management agencies have
been mobilized to the location. - CAJ
- CAJ News