A well-known feminine hunter in Adamawa State, Aisha Bakari Gombi, has been honoured for her bravery in opposition to Boko Haram and different anti-social parts.
Aisha, who’s in any other case known as ‘Boko Haram hunter’ after she has led her band in latest occasions in opposition to Boko Haram and rescued many individuals kidnapped by the sect, acquired a benefit award from an NGO, Royalty Girls for Peace and Improvement Initiative (ROWPDI).
The NGO stated the award was in recognition of Aisha’s document in complementing the Nigerian Military and different safety businesses in counter-insurgency operations, armed banditry and kidnapping.
Aisha Gombi, who was born and raised in Gombi, a city and native authorities space within the northern a part of Adamawa State, bought into searching as a tomboy within the early years of her life, often following her father and grandfather on searching expeditions.
She has stated in a press interview that she bought offended in opposition to Boko Haram and began trying to find them after they attacked her delivery place twice and got here again a 3rd time.
Recalling the countdown to her adventures in opposition to Boko Haram in a latest interview, Aisha Gombi stated, “After they (Boko Haram) got here into our city, we went again into our home and stayed there. They didn’t come into our personal home however that they had burnt different homes and killed lots of people and so they left. The second time they got here, they did the identical factor. The third time was after I stated, sufficient is sufficient.”
She stated she had stormed out of her home with a bow and arrows, however that man who noticed her willpower and was happy with her, gave her his gun which she has been utilizing until date.
Presenting their award of excellence on her, President of ROWPDI), Hajiya Mairatu Bello, praised the ‘Queen Hunter’ for her sacrifice for her fatherland, saying, “Our sister, we’re happy with you. You’re a nice and courageous lady. Immediately, we collect right here to rejoice you as certainly one of our heroes.”
In her response, the ‘Boko Haram fighter’ stated though the vocation she had chosen is tasking and dangerous, she needed to do it to assist her folks and scale back their nervousness over Boko Haram insurgents and bandits.