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BREAKING: Boko Haram attacks acting IGP’s home town in Yobe



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Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Geidam town in Yobe State, the country home of the acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali.

According to Daily Trust, the insurgents in eight vehicles and carrying weapons invaded the town around 6pm.

A resident of the town who spoke to our correspondent over the phone said, “Their motorcade moved straight to the location of Kafela primary school as they started sporadic shooting.

“We are currently indoors praying for our safety, that’s all I can say for now”

The Police spokesman Dungus Abdulkarim has confirmed the attack adding that an air force fighter is already in Geidam providing reinforcement.

However details of casualties are still sketchy.