Maiduguri - Five days after the Islamic sect, Boko Haram attacked Gwoza town, the whereabouts of the Emir of the town, Mohammed Timta is still not known, reports NewsDay.
The terrorists invaded the town, about 135 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital on Wednesday, killing many residents and injuring many.
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Governor Kashim Shettima said all efforts to establish contacts with the Emir have all failed.
The governor who confirmed the the killing of the Chief Imam of the town, Imam Bamanga by the insurgents, said he has spoken with President Goodluck Jonathan three times on the matter.
Shettima, who was visibly touched by the killings, however, said he has limited power on the issue.
He urged residents of the state to observe a two-day fast, between monday and Tuesday, to seek for divine intervention on the crisis.
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