On Monday, in Adamawa state, the police denied reports that bandits and Boko Haram insurgents attacked the home town of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.
The Spokesperson of the state Police Command, Sulaiman Nguroje, said the reports are not true, adding that the people of Dabna and Kwabre Villages in Dugwaba District of Hong Local Government Area abandoned their houses due to alleged attacks.
The spokesperson told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Adamawa police command had deployed anti-kidnapping squads, anti-terrorism squads, and undercover agents to the scene.
He added that so far there had been no reports from the security operatives that the scene had been attacked.
“The command received unverified information that people are fleeing from some villages as a result of alleged Boko Haram attacks.
“As security personnel, we do not play with any information that borders on insecurity.
“The command immediately deployed an anti-terrorism squad and intelligence officers to the suspected areas, and so far there has been no report of attack or people fleeing their villages, “the spokesperson told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).