Babagana Zulum, the Governor of Borno State, has visited Chibok Local Government Area of the state over the recent attacks in three communities in the area.
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents had attacked Korohuma on December 30, 2021, Kawtakare on January 21, 2022 and Pemi in same LGA.
Four persons were killed, and 110 buildings including a church were burnt by the insurgents.
The governor who visited on Monday also met families of 22 women and two men who were said to have been abducted during the attack.
“We are here in Chibok to commiserate with you, immediate families of our sisters and brothers abducted as well as four of our brothers killed by the Boko Haram terrorists in these unfortunate incidents. We share your pains and we pray this act will not happen again,” he said.
Umar Ibrahim, who briefed the governor on the attacks, said in addition to the 24 people abducted, three persons were killed by the insurgents during separate attacks on the three communities.
He said a combined number of 110 buildings made up of 73 houses, 33 shops and four churches were burnt alongside eight vehicles and three tricycles.
Zulum directed that an assessment report containing all damages perpetrated by the insurgents in the three communities be submitted to him.
He also commended the chairman for his responsive leadership.
The governor said about four LGAs of Biu, Askira, Chibok and Damboa had faced serial attacks from the insurgents in recent times.
He said his administration would not relent in providing additional support to security operatives to tackle the challenges.