Boko Haram: We anticipate looming hunger in our communities, Madagali elders cries out
We anticipates a looming hungers in our communities
The Elders of Madagali LGA of Adamawa state cries out for a high possibilities of hunger that will ravage the entire communities of the area because of Boko Haram incessant attacks.
The elders who converged for a consultative meeting in Yola to chart a common force in stopping the lingering pockets of attacks still being taken place in the area,hammering farming activities in the last seasons that will bring famines if serious action is not taken.
While appreciating the efforts of the Federal and state government in recording significant success in wading off the menace of the evil men but the area because of its proximity of Sambisa forest attacks are very eminent on weekly basis.
According to them the incessant compel their coming together to discuss and brainstorm well in order yo stop the activities of insurgents for the area’s farmers can comfortable cultivate their land well for anticipated bumper harvest in the coming rainy season.
The meeting which was conveyed by the Executive chairman of the local council ,Yusuf Mohammed (OC) with the intention to also go on consultation to have a lasting solution to incessant killings of their people by the Boko Haram sect.
Prominent Sons and Daughters irrespective of Political and religions affinity were in the meeting.
The former Governor of Adamawa state Bala James Ngilari, Deputy Speaker of Adamawa state House of Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Tsandu, Professor Abba Waziri,Deputy Provost Federal College of Education (FCE),Dr JB Malgwa,Mrs Mary Inusa and Justice Abdulaziz Waziri were among many personalities that came together to path find ways to stop the incessant killings of their people.
Barr Ahmed Ali Guluk who responded to media shortly after the meeting said the Boko Haram have devastated their communities,despite the effort making by the Buhari government Madagali is still at the receiving end of their attacks.
According to him the meeting today will bring out light at the end of the tunnel considering the calibers of people that turns out for the sake of their LGA.
The Deputy speaker in the state’s house of assembly, Hon Emmanuel Tsandu laments that the recent attacks suggests that insurgents are still breathing but is still having hope of a total raiding and climbing down as they have come together in one voice,unity and having one Agenda for a Peaceful Madagali.
Yusuf who conveyed the meeting appreciate Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow for given constant support to fight the insurgents by using the Military and local hunters and vigilantes security to drastically reduce the killings.
He commended all the people that meet up the invitations,convincing him to have the assurance that the deliberations and discussion will get to the ears of authority concern to have an eagle eye on Madagali to end the operations of Boko Haram.
By Tom Garba, Yola