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Magumeri Attack: Zulum Orders Hospital Reconstruction

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday travelled to Magumeri, the headquarters of Magumeri local government area over Boko Haram attack.

The Governor addressed residents, and assesed the destruction caused by Boko Haram on the recently rehabilitated General Hospital, Magumeri.

Zulum in a message to the residents during his address, he charged them to report any suspicious person or movement to the security agencies to enable them rid the town of criminal elements.

“It very important citizens support the Nigerian Military with intellegnce reports to be able to track down the insurgents and their sympathisers. Local intelligence is very important, apart from strengthening the CJTF, as a government we will encourage our people to provide necessary information to the military and other security forces.” Zulum said.

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Zulum also directed the ministry of reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement to liase with the ministry of health and immediately rehabilitate the hospital and restore all the destroyed facilities.

“We shall not be deterred in our efforts of reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement, Commissioner of RRR you have to ensure immediate re-renovation of this hospital. Insha Allah, this administration shall not be deterred in building back all the infrastructures that were destroyed.” Zulum said.

He added, “Affordable and quality health care delivery especially to the poor and vulnerable is one of the cardinal objectives of this administration. As soon as the ministry of RRR completed the renovation, we shall put back all the facilities that was destroyed. We will ensure that adequate personnel were also recruited into this hospital.”

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Zulum also assured Magumeri residents of adequate security that will protect lives and properties.

“Government has been relating with the Nigerian military, the Nigerian Police to establish a very strong military workforce in Magumeri.” Zulum said.

Magumeri Attack: Zulum Orders Hospital Reconstruction
Zulum at Magumeri Attack.

WE COULD RECALL, Two soldiers were confirmed dead alongside, a nursing mother and many Boko Haram insurgents after troops fought fiercely to repel a major attack on Magumeri, a local government headquarters in Borno State. Premium Times reported.

Magumeri Attack: Zulum Orders Hospital Reconstruction
Magumeri Attack.

Magumeri came under attack on Tuesday evening when a group of armed insurgents stormed the outskirts of the community in many trucks.

Magumeri Attack: Zulum Orders Hospital Reconstruction
Magumeri Attack.

Soldiers of the Special Task Force in Magumeri, led by their Commander, Major Manga, were said to have saved the residents from yet another massacre.

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The insurgents were said to have escaped with a tractor recently provided to the local government council by the Borno State government.

Magumeri Attack: Zulum Orders Hospital Reconstruction
Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum addressing residents.

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