Maiduguri – Residents of Maiduguri have commended the military for successfully repelling another round of insurgents’ attacks on Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.
The reports state  that the insurgents had launched an early morning multiple attacks on Maiduguri-Biu road and
Maiduguri-Ngala road within Maiduguri metropolis before they were repelled by the military.
Alhaji Jubrin Gunda, a legal practitioner in Maiduguri town, said that the military had lived up to the expectations by its gallantry efforts in repelling the attacks.
“We thank God that the attacks are over now.
“Our military actually worked hard in repelling the attacks, I must commend them for the effort.”
Gunda, who is also the Secretary of a vigilante group, called Civilian JTF, said that the gallantry of the military boosted the morale of the
members of his vigilance group in rendering support to the military operation.
“The bravery of the military encouraged our boys to support them (military) in quelling the attacks.
“I think, they (military) deserve commendation.”
Gunda said that hundreds of the insurgents were killed during the encounter with the military, which lasted for hours.
“From the information reaching me, the insurgents suffered heavy casualty.