The Borno State governor Prof. Babagana Zulum on Wednesday confirmed that 81 civilians were killed and buried following attack by suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents in the northern part of state on Tuesday.
He could not hide emotions as his voice fainted and was so disturbed the massacre.
Zulum made disclosure while addressing newsmen at the scene of Tuesday massacre in Felo village Gubio LGA of Borno state on Wednesday said he was there to sympathize with the relation of the victims.
He also confirmed that 6 people were forcefully taken away by the attackers.
“We are yet to make complete assessment but you have listened them that in this grave yards they buried 49 people while those has been taken away by the relation and families is 32 dead bodies so far they have been able to identify 81 bodies.
“We are here to sympathize with the family of the victims over yesterday massacre.” Zulum confirmed.
He charged the military to wipe out the insurgents from the Lake Chad