Boko Haram attacks: Zulum meets Buhari in Abuja

Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Friday held one-on-one meeting with the President, Commander-in-Chief, Muhammadu Buhari over this week’s attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in Gubio, Magumeri and Konduga local government areas of the state.

The governor’s special adviser on public relations and strategy, Malam Isa Gusau, said the meeting, which was at the governor’s instance, held at the Presidential Villa on Friday, after the Juma’a prayers.

Zulum, at the meeting, gave security updates in the aftermath of attacks carried out by the insurgents on Wednesday night in Gubio and Magumeri local government areas as well as Thursday attacks in Wanori, Kalari and Dori villages of Konduga.

He said the presidential meeting identified measures being adopted by the federal government with assurances to continue to strengthen on-going efforts towards enduring peace and stability in Borno state and rest of the North-east.

The governor also took advantage of his participation at the National Economic Council meeting at the Villa, to meet the vice-president on the sidelines.

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