Suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram on Sunday morning attacked a military base in Borno State.
The terrorists invaded Ajiri village in the Mafa Local Government Area of the state, attacking a military base and dislodging troops.
Ajiri town, which is about 50km from Borno Central, is located along Maiduguri- Mafa- Dikwa Road with thousands of its people, mostly Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) recently relocated to the community to try to get their lives back on track.
This attack comes barely 12 hours after some insurgents attacked Rann, the headquarters of the Kala Balge Local Government Area and Limankara village of the Gwoza Local Government Area of the state
He decried that over 2,000 people who were displaced in the invasion were currently taking refuge in neighbouring Yunusari Local Government Area.
He said he had wanted to go to Geidam to assess the situation but was held back by the news that the town was still under the total control of Boko Haram.
He said there was no truth in the report by the military that the attack had been repelled.