Three security personnel have been reportedly killed in an attacked carried out by Boko Haram terrorists on Gujba town, Yobe state.
The Thursday’s morning attack is the latest on the town which had suffered series of Boko Haram’s attacks previously.
ports have it that, the attackers invaded the town in gun trucks while shooting sporadically, a terrific development that forced residents to flee into nearby bushes for safety.
The attack had resulted in shutting down of Damaturu-Biu road temporarily to prevent motorists and passengers fall prey of the invading attackers.
Gujba town is about 30 kilometers away from Damaturu, the Yobe state capital.
Meanwhile, Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the Gujba attack.
In a statement issued to newsmen on Friday by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, the Governor described victims of the attack as heroes who laid their lives in defence of their country.
“The government and people of Yobe state commiserate with the families of the brave security men who lost their lives in the attack.
“The sacrifice made by these brave heroes shall never be in vain”, Gov. Buni assured.
“Government will not be deterred by such attacks from executing programmes and policies in the interest of the people of the state”, he said.
The governor assured his administration’s commitment to always work together with security agencies to safeguard lives and property of the citizenry.