Boko Haram members raid Yobe, steal over 500 cows

Over 500 cows belonging to village heads of Gutumba and Marma have been carted away by suspected members of Boko Haram in Gujba local government area of Yobe State.

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A Councilor representing Dadingel Ward in Gujba council disclosed to journalists on Friday that the sect members have within the last three months terrorised and stole many cows in the area.

He said, “Boko Haram members stole 257 cows from five herds belonging to the village head of Gutumba and two other ward heads – Bulama Bukar and Bulama Mallam of Marma village.

“The 157 cows belong to the village head while the remaining 103 are for ward heads in Bulama Bukar and Bulama Mallam of Marma village,” he said

He said the terrorists also carted away 69 cows from the district head of Ngurbuwa at Dadingel village.

“Two months back, they took away 69 cows belonging to Ngurbuwa district head. Car and other materials were taken away from his residence,” he said.

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