Boko Haram Recruiting more Members in and Around Borno Towns And Villages
New intelligence just unearthed suggests strongly that Boko Haram in a bid to boost the depleted numbers killed by a combination of Multi national forces and Nigerian Government have started recruiting more members mainly from towns and villages in and around Borno.Addressing the public recently Co-ordinator of the National Information Centre on the War Against Terrorism Mike Omeri made this known on thursday the 12th of February at a media parley in Abuja.According to him “In the general effort to contain acts of insurgency in the North East and secure the entire area for the forthcoming general elections, the centre wishes to alert the general public on very recent intelligence reports which indicated a considerable movement of Boko Haram recruits from such locations as Geidam, Mairi and Dupcha (all in Borno State) to training camps within the general area.Previous major attacks by insurgents, including the siege on Bama and Monguno military bases, were preceded by such massing up of fighters in training camps within the proposed targets.This recent development, which points in the same direction, has also been alluded to by the Boko Haram group in its recent boast about having a 30,000 – 50,000-strong force to disrupt elections in Maiduguri.”
He however assured Nigerians that the Nigerian Army and intelligence agencies ar proactively tackling the issue,including forces who are set to robustly engage the rest of the straggling Boko Haram members in hiding.He used the opportunity to reaffirm Government commitment in making sure Boko Haram are firmly dealt with and effectively controlled.
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