Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has condemned the Boko Haram attack on Garkida town in Gombi local area of Adamawa state.
The attack occurred when Boko Haram fighters attacked Garkida on Thursday, causing the death of two civilians including a 5-year-old, an eyewitness said on Friday.
“This latest cowardly attack on Gombi town is yet another desperate rear guard action by the Boko Haram terrorists who have been under intense pressure from the Nigerian military,” Mr Fintiri said, on Friday, according to a statement by his spokesperson, Humwashi Wonosikou .
According to the statement, Mr Fintiri condemned “the dastardly attack.”
“Let me reassured Adamawa residents that this latest cowardly attack on Garkida, would not go without severe consequences.
Fintiri sympathised with residents of Garkida over the unfortunate Christmas Eve attack, calling on security agencies to do more further attacks in the state.