The Borno State Government has warned fishermen and fish merchants against aiding Boko Haram insurgents so as to fast track successful implementation of the counterinsurgency campaign.
The state Governor, Kashim Shettima, gave the warning during the handover of seven trucks seized by the military to the state government at Maimalari Cantonment on Wednesday in Maiduguri.
The trucks were seized while conveying suspected fish commodities to the insurgents.
Shettima, represented by Mr Kaka Shehu, the Commissioner of Justice, said that the call was imperative to ensure that fishermen and traders did not aid and abate insurgency. Read more