Boko Haram Slaughters 10 Ibadan Foodstuff Sellers In Borno

Less than two months after four members of
Ibadan Foodstuff Sellers Association were
killed by gunmen in Borno State, another set
of traders, number about 10, were allegedly
killed by gunmen said to be members of the
dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram...
Consequently, the president of the
association, Alhaji Musliudeen Olalekan Azeez,
has called on the Federal Government to save
their members from incessant attacks and
untimely deaths.
Azeez, speaking with journalists at the Bodija
Market, on Monday, said they learnt that their
members, 10 of them, were among the over
60 people killed by people suspected to be
Boko Haram members.
Eight of those allegedly killed were said to be
traders at Bodija Market, while two others
were from Orita-merin Market, also in
Confirming the report, the Public Relations
Officer (PRO) of the market, Mr Akeem
Emiola, said the sad news was relayed to them
on Friday through a telephone conversation
by one of their customers, adding that “since
then, we have been making contact with the
families of the deceased.”

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