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Boko Haram will continue until FG do the needful, says Ndume

The chairman, senate committee on army, Ali Ndume, has said the problem of insurgency will continue in the north-east until the federal government do the needful by deploying adequate resources and soldiers to the region.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

/ by Bobby Adams
Senator Ali Ndume 
The chairman, senate committee on army, Ali Ndume, has said the problem of insurgency will continue in the north-east until the federal government do the needful by deploying adequate resources and soldiers to the region.

Speaking with the Punch on Wednesday, Ndume decree lack of resources and inadequate personnel as the major set back in the fight against the insurgency.



“The challenge that the military have now is lack of resources and inadequate personnel. As long as the resources are not deployed in terms of what they would need, we would continue to have this (insurgency) challenge,” he said.

“In an operation like this, we have only 30, 000 soldiers on ground which is grossly inadequate. They (federal government) have to do something urgently about that.”

Ndume said a lot of persons have been displaced, and that civilians in the affected communities have fled the area.




But he added that the government was making efforts to ensure the return of displaced citizens.

“The civilians ran away because of the fears of what would happen to them. They refused to come back. The governor is now appealing to the military to secure the areas so that the residents could return,” he said.

“The residents of the affected local government areas in Borno State, taken over by the military following the insurgent attacks, have not started returning but the government is making efforts to ensure the return of the people.”



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