Suspected Boko Haram terrorists launched an attack on Babban Gida the headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government Council in Yobe State on Wednesday.
The Commissioner of Police in Yobe State, Abubakar Sahabu confirmed that his Divisional Police Officer in Babban Gida informed him of the attack.
“My Divisional Police Officer DPO just called to inform me that suspected Boko Haram insurgents putting army camouflage in 9 Toyota Hilux stormed Babbangida the headquarters of Tarmuwa local government council and started shooting sporadically. I have informed the relevant military agencies who are on the frontline” he said.
The police commissioner, however, added that the situation is now calm, and the sound of gunshots has ceased. Residents are still indoors.