Boko Haram has taken over 500 communities in Niger state, says LGA chairman

Boko Haram insurgents have taken over more than 500 communities in Shiroro LGA, Niger State. This was disclosed by the chairman of the local government, Suleiman Chukuba while Speaking with journalists on Friday, September 30.

He said not less than 8 wards in the LGA are now under Boko Haram siege which includes; Manta, Gurmana, Bassa-Kokki, Allawa, Kurebe, Kushaka, Kwati, Chukuba and Galadima Kogo regions.

“They incorporate the people of those communities by telling them they have arms and money to give them so they can assist them in fighting the government. “Shiroro local government has an uncountable number of Boko Haram fighters.

“I have the proof being that I am the executive chairman, the chief security officer of the local government. When they go to the various communities, what they tell them is that ‘We don’t want primary, secondary schools. We only want Islamiyya schools’, he said

The council chairman called on the federal government to deploy more security operatives to the area to fight the insurgents who have made Shiroro their home.


  1. that is your problems and what we knows that they can’t come to the south cu there is no place to hide here……

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