Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum has assured the people of Dikwa town of protection after the recent attacks by the Boko Haram insurgents.
The troops recently took over the town from the insurgents that begged the people not to run away.
On his return to the town after the second attack, the governor joined them in Friday prayers, telling the residents that President Muhammadu Buhari has given assurance on security.
Zulum, who also assessed destructions caused by Monday’s attack by Boko Haram at the palace of the Shehu of Dikwa, Nigerian Army’s 81 DIV TF BN NASC 9 Headquarters, 22 Armored Brigade Headquarters, UN Humanitarian Hub, Primary Healthcare Centre, and IDP camps ordered the Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement to rehabilitate all destroyed properties, including those belonging to the military.
He consoled families affected by the attack and charged all residents to cooperate with the security operatives by reporting suspicious movements at all times.
“I had a meeting with Mr. President on Tuesday, he has given me assurance that steps are being deployed to ensure your safety. I urge you to be patient and resilient, we are aware of the very difficult conditions you find yourselves and we are in this together, we are not resting. We are doing whatever we can and insha’Allah, we will achieve our aim” Zulum said.