Borno Deputy Speaker Describes Auno Killings Inhuman
By Bukar Bolori
Deputy Speaker, Borno State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdullahi Musa Askira , has condemned the gruesome killing of late travelers at Auno, Borno State.
The Deputy Speaker who is representing Askira/Uba Constituency described the incident has inhuman and a crime against humanity.
Askira, in a statement on Friday said:
“I condemn in the strongest terms, the barbaric, heinous and gruesome acts on commuters, drivers and passerby in Auno , that lead to lost of many life’s and burnt down properties worth millions of naira by the dreaded members of the Boko Haram.
“I am devastated and shock on how this innocent life’s where brutally and fatally murdered in a such away that, they were burned down along with their properties, which the most more pathetically, in a gruesome manner one could not wish for his arch enemies.
This recent attack of Auno has once again, brought to fore the nightmarish experience of our people living in the insurgency ravaged Northeastern part of Nigeria.”
He said: “I will like to commend the relentless efforts of the state Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zullum in supporting efforts at ending insurgency by equipping the Mobile police and thousands of Nigerian hunters, CJTF armed with charmed amulets and intimate knowledge of harsh terrain of launching an offensive against the Boko Haram extremists who have ravaged the northeast for a decade.”
He said it is “high time” they help soldiers end the deadly insurgency,
He, however, called on federal government to redouble efforts it’s efforts at ending the insurgency in the North-East and other security threats in other parts of the country.