The Nigerian Army on Tuesday foiled an early morning attack by fleeing Boko Haram insurgent on Dar village in Madagali Local Government Area, Adamawa State, News Agency of Nigeria says.
Chairman of Madagali Local Government , Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, said the attack was contained by the prompt response of security operatives in the areas .
He lauded the efforts of security agencies and local vigilantes, and urged for more support to secure the area.
Spokesman of 28 Task -Force Battalion, Mubi , Maj. Akintoye Badare, confirmed the incidence, saying the attack was successfully repelled with no casualty on the military side.
“All I can confirmed to you now is that there was attack on Dar village but we successfully repelled it ; no casualty on our side, ” Badare said.
He said that the situation in the area had since normalised while soldiers remain on full alert .
A twin blast on December 9, 2016 at the Madagali market resulted in the death of many people.
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