House Reviews State Of Preparedness Of Security Operatives As Boko Haram Attacks Continue

The House of Representatives Thursday resolved to take steps to review the preparedness of security forces, following the death of 21 people and injury to 52 others, by suspect members of the Boko Haram.

In a related development, the House also urged the police to quickly mobilise reinforcement of mobile policemen to troubled communities in Sanga local government area of Kaduna state where more than hundred lives have been lost from Tuesday till Thursday.

Daily gun and bomb attacks blamed on Boko Haram have left hundreds dead in the past few months.

There has been a growing pattern of attacks targeting civilians, with incidents spread across the north and centre of the country. Security operatives in the country have often said they were over the situation, with chief of defence Staff Alex Badeh once saying the location of over 200 girls abducted by the sect had been discovered. The girls remain missing.


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