The environs of Babban Gida the headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government Council in Yobe State has been attacked on Wednesday by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
According to Channels Tv, a resident of the attacked area noted that the terrorists attacked a military formation shooting sporadically before proceeding to break some food stores.
The Yobe State commissioner of police, Abubakar Sahabu, who confirmed the incident stated that the Divisional Police Officer in Babban Gida informed him of the attack.
“My Divisional Police Officer DPO just called to inform me that suspected Boko Haram insurgents putting army camouflage in 9 Toyota Hilux stormed Babbangida the headquarters of Tarmuwa local government council and started shooting sporadically. I have informed the relevant military agencies who are on the frontline” he said.
CP Sahabu, however, added that the situation has been regulated and residents are still indoors.