Fear of Boko Haram Forces Yobe Governor to Move Family Out of Damaturu
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has reportedly moved his family out of Damaturu, the state capital, to an unknown location. The source said the governor’s decision to relocate his family was informed by Boko Haram’s widening insurgency and terrorism in the state.
Before reportedly moving his family away from the state capital, the governor is said to have adopted extraordinary security measures to insulate himself as well as members of his close family from the violent activities of the militant Islamist group.
The state governor earlier decided that Yobe State should not have any official activities linked to “the Governor’s Wife’s Office.” It is a common practice in most states to create a formal office for the governors’ wives, complete with programs and high-profile activities.
Reacting to the report, the spokesman to the Governor, Abdullahi Bego, denied that the governor has moved his family from the state capital. Bego who spoke on the state radio to deny the allegation could however not explain the whereabouts of the governor’s family, nor did he affirm that they were still in Damaturu, the state capital.
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