Renewed violence by Boko Haram insurgents in Michika and Madagali Local Government Areas of the state had raised concerns among some stakeholders about the possibility of not holding elections in the area.
Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa state on Saturday ordered the immediate reinstatement of 80 sacked workers of Michika Local Government Area of the state.
He added that soldiers from Gulak and Michika engaged the insurgents in a battle that lasted for two hours Muhammad however denied reports that Michika and Gulak towns were taken over, saying the attack was limited to Shuwa and was repelled by the military.
Community leaders in Madagali and Michika Local Government Areas of Adamawa State have alleged plans to stop them from voting at home by the recent resurgence of Boko Haram activities in their area, saying “those behind the plans to rig are the actual Boko Haram”.
Usman added: “Further details of the casualties on the terrorists and recoveries would be provided on completion of the mop up and pursuit operations.” Barely 24 hours after Buba Marwa and 70 other retired generals endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for re-election, five villages in Madagali Council along with Marwa’s Michika were deserted for fear of fresh attack by terrorists.Residents of Michika yesterday deserted the town over information that the deadly group was advancing towards the town.
“It is pertinent to further inform Nigerians that calm has been restored in Shuwa village, while Madagali, Michika, Gulak and Baza towns remain peaceful and firmly under the control of the troops.” Meanwhile, the troops of the Operation Sharan Daji, claimed they neutralised nine bandits, arrested five others and rescued two persons they kidnapped.
Madagali, Michika residents return home after B/Haram scare Earlier, the NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, said that organised labour would resist any attempt to sell national assets Wabba said that evidence around the country showed that privatisation had not done the nation any good as majority of government owned enterprises privatised were not functional.
Boko Haram attacked communities in Madagali, Gulak, Shuwa, Michika and Baza on Monday evening, but villagers had started fleeing hours earlier when local sources sighted Boko Haram fighters mobilising around Kirchinga Village, near Shuwa town in Madagali Local Government Area.
Madagali, Shuwa, Michika, Gulak and Baza towns in Adamawa State were attacked when Boko Haram fighters overran the towns on Monday evening, chanting "Allahu Akbar".
Madagali, Shuwa, Michika, Gulak and Baza towns in Adamawa State have fallen to Boko Haram insurgents again, SaharaReporters can report.