Governor Babagana Umara Zulum attends Mass Funerals of over 40 farmers killed by insurgents in their farms at Koshebe Village of Zambarmari area in Jere Local government Area of the state.
The governor while sharing from the grieve of the families of the victims, condemned the insane killing of innocent farmers, and called on the people to be patient as in few days to come the State government will within its legal capacity mobilize resources to deal with the situation.
According to Borno Community Watch, an organization that keeps track of events around the war front in the state.
It reported the governor as saying ” We call on the federal government to listen to the plight of the people as they are already in serious condition, he urged the federal government to consider the recruitment of Borno youths in the military to deal with the insurgents”
The innocent farmers were largely hired laborers from Sokoto state.
There have been outrage and condemnation from all quarters as the world wakes up to the news of the gruesome killings.