We have repelled a Boko Haram attack on Michika: Nigerian Army

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The Nigerian Army says it has repelled a Boko Haram attack on Michika, a Local Government Area in Adamawa state on Monday, March 18, 2019

In a statement released online to journalists, the army authorities said:

“Boko Haram terrorists met their waterloo and suffered heavy casualties yesterday evening when they attempted to infiltrate Michika in Adamawa State.

See the Army’s full statement below:

Today’s Echo had earlier referred a SaharaReporters story, indicating that suspected Boko Haram terrorists were currently on the rampage in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

“Hordes of residents in the area have escaped to the mountains to take refuge, while those trapped in their homes were crying with deafening sounds of gunshots followed by explosions in the background, according to SaharaReporters,” the report says.

Michika is one of the 14 LGAs where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to conduct supplementary governorship election on March 23

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