Borno senator yesterday said Boko Haram controls about 50 per cent of Borno State contrary to the claims by the Federal Government that the sect has been degraded, weakened and unable to launch attacks.
Senator Baba Kaka Garbai (Borno Central) spoke to reporters at the weekend during a visit to Dalori village where 65 persons were reported killed last week by the insurgents.
According to Garbai, the military and Boko Haram have full control of three local governments in Borno State and share control in the remaining 21 local government areas.
Garbai, who was in Dalori to donate cash and material, to the people said: “I feel highly demoralised, devastated in the sense that this is the village we visited during the election and they were going about their normal business. Read more