By Yunusa Abdullahi
Properties worth over Eighty One Billion Naira were destroyed while Thousands of people were displaced as a result of the activities of insurgents in the Northern part of Adamawa state.
The Adamawa state Chairman of the Muslim Council Alhaji Sahabo Magaji disclosed this to Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla while submitting a report on the destruction of properties and Loss of lives by the Boko Haram insurgents in the affected Seven Local governments areas of the state.
According to Alhaji Sahabo Magaji, a Four man committee was inaugurated by the council to ascertain the level of destruction done in the affected LGAs and finds out that properties valued 81,654,516.797: 00. were destroyed while 5,247 persons were killed and 5, 151 were also Injured in Madagali, Michika, Mubi-North, Mubi South. Maiha, Hong and Gombi Local government areas by the Boko Haram insurgents.
He urged the state and the Federal government to support Military and other security agencies particularly in Madagali Local government area and also appealed to the government to reconstruct Worship places, Clinics, Schools as well as Business premises destroyed by the insurgents in the affected areas.
Receiving the report, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla assured the Council that he will forward their report to the presidency for taking necessary action.
The Governor infomed members of the council that already there is a committee headed by General T Y Danjuma for the reconstruction of entire North East destroyed by the insurgency.
He however urged the Council to continue to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in the fight against insurgency in the North East sub-