Biu Forum in Borno State has condemned, Fridays attack on innocent travelers along the 133 kilometre Damaturu-Maiduguri road, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.
National President of of the Forum Muhammad Ibrahim said in a statement on Sunday in Kaduna that media reports indicated that many of the commuters were abducted by the terrorists, adding that the attack was a dastardly act, callous, barbaric and one too many.
The Biu Forum then extended its condolences and empathy to the families of those who lost their loved ones in the terrorist attacks, the government and people of Borno State over the sad and unfortunate incident.
According to him, the frequency of this unfortunate incident and many others that have occurred on the Damaturu-Maiduguri road has placed commuters plying the road in a state of fear and despair.
The Forum added that it was seriously disturbed and therefore urged the Military and other security agencies to re-strategize their security operations in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast and bandits in other parts of the country.
The Forum further appealed to the Federal Government to ensure that its commitment to security of lives and property of Nigerians.