Boko Haram claims responsibility for massacre of farmers in Borno


Boko Haram claims responsibility for massacre of farmers in Borno

According to the BBC on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, the Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram, claimed responsibility for the recent killing of tens of farmers in Borno.

The terrorist group said it killed 78 farmers in the Saturday attack in Zabarmari, near Maiduguri.

The military on Monday said it had counted 43 bodies but was still looking for more casualties.

The killings sent shockwaves across the country, drawing condemnation from many Nigerians.

Also on Tuesday, senators called for President Muhammadu Buhari to sack service chiefs and replace them with people with fresh ideas and solutions.

However, in a rowdy session same Tuesday, House of Representatives members summoned President Buhari over the state of the nation’s security.


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