GEIDAM, the Yobe State hometown of Acting Police Inspector General Usman Baba Alkali, was attacked last night by the terrorist group Boko Haram, sending residents fleeing for their lives.
Soldiers stationed in the town opened fire.
Some of the attackers set fire to businesses.
At the time of publication, details were sketchy.
However, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, confirmed the attack and claimed that an Air Force jet had been dispatched to assist ground troops.
The insurgents last targeted Geidam in February, when they abducted three Customs officers.