Gov. Babagana Zulum has expressed shock and disappointment over the killing in Borno of 5 support employees who have been killed by Boko Haram insurgents.
Zulum, in a press release by his Particular Assistant Media and Methods to the governor,
disclosed this in a press release launched on Thursday in Maiduguri.
stated he’s deeply pained by Malam Isa Gusau, described the help employees as “heroes who have been serving humanity “.
The governor, Gusau stated, was knowledgeable of the execution on Wednesday night, whereas visiting the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps Headquarters in Abuja to debate introduction of civil-defence volunteer programme and the deployment of extra agro rangers to safe farmers in Borno.
“The insurgents launched a video which confirmed 5 blindfolded support employees with 4 of them shot at shut vary, whereas one was spared despite the fact that he was additionally positioned for execution.
“The 5 support employees have been kidnapped weeks again throughout a humanitarian mission to help internally displaced individuals (IDPs).
“Gov. Zulum is deeply pained and intensely nervous by the grotesque execution of the help employees who misplaced their lives whereas making an attempt to avoid wasting IDPs by humanitarian actions.
“The Governor mourns these heroes and shares the grief of their households and employers: Borno Emergency Administration Company (SEMA), Motion In opposition to Starvation, Attain Worldwide, Worldwide Rescue Committee, and condoles with the United Nations Workplace for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, (UNOCHA)”, the assertion stated.
Gusau famous that Gov. Zulum has, in his absence, directed a Authorities delegation to right away go to households of the help employees to take part in funeral actions and to pay condolence visits to affected humanitarian companions by UNOCHA.
The governor, he stated, desires contemporary concepts that will be the way in which out of the insurgency.
“Gov. Zulum desires a brand new pondering that will hopefully cease these countless killings. We can’t proceed to do the identical factor again and again and anticipate a special consequence.
“The governor believes in a mixture of kinetic and non-kinetic approaches and he’s of the place that the Nigerian army has, by its operation ‘protected hall’, demonstrated its willingness to rehabilitate and reintegrate insurgents prepared to cease the killings of fellow people.
The Governor reiterates his name on the insurgents to cease the killings which have been on for 11 years.
Zulum additionally urged all stakeholders to resume dedication to ending the insurgency by being open to new concepts and making use of totally different measures that can hasten good outcomes.