Boko Haram: Minister condemns Auno attack

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq, has condemned the recent attack that killed over 30 persons in a deadly attack on Auno, a village 25 kilometres from the main town of Maiduguri, the state capital.

PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the travellers who were en route to the capital city were attacked by suspected Boko Haram insurgent group around 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State blamed the military for the attack, saying authorities had ignored repeated requests for a military base to be established at Auno.

President Muhammed Buhari, at about 12:45 p.m., arrived at Borno after his trip to Addis Ababa to pay a sympathy visit to the government and people of Borno following the attack.

Ms Farouq in a release on Wednesday, however, expressed…

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