The Nigerian military sunday said that normalcy had been restored to Gudumbali in Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State after the reported invasion of the community by the Boko Haram militants Friday.
Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said in a statement that combined troops of the 82-Division Task Force Brigade and the 158-Task Force Battalion conducting counter insurgency operations in the northeast Friday had an encounter with Boko Haram insurgents in the community.
He said the encounter took place when the insurgents attacked the community, set some buildings ablaze and quickly withdrew from the community adding that there was no human casualty recorded in the encounter.
The troops have regrouped and normalcy has been restored,” Brig.-Gen. Chukwu emphasised, stressing, the troops have also been reinforced with additional troops to dominate the general area.”
He urged the people of the community to “maintain high level of vigilance and monitor strange faces to prevent fleeing Boko Haram terrorists from infiltrating and hibernating in their communities.