By Bala Ajiya
DAMATURU- Three Civil servants were slaughtered and 5 women abducted by men of Boko Haram in Gujba local government area of Yobe state at about 6pm Friday.
The victims were civil servants who had travelled to Damaturu the state capital to withdraw their monthly salary since there was no functional bank nor ATM in Gujba town due to the activities of Boko Haram which had paralaysed economic activities in the area.
Gujba local government has come under several attack by the insurgents in recent time some of which is the killing of many students
at the College of Agriculture Gujba, and also that of federal Government college. since then the local government has been a ghost of itself.
Scores of people have also been slaughered on the road linking Gujba to Borno state.
According to one of the family of the victim, who spoke to Vanguard on telephone, confirmed that his brother was one of those slaughtered and his corpse has been brought home for burial today saturday.” from what we heard from one of the survivors that ran into the bush, Boko Haram members waylaid them at the gate of College of Agriculture Gujba, initially they thought they were soldiers because they are putting on soldiers trousers but it dawn on them when they were stopped and order out of the vehicles and asked to lay down on the road before they were robbed. And then 3 of them were slaughtered before they ran into the bush with about 5 women” he said.
As at the time of filling in this report, the spokesman of the JTF could not be reach on phone to clarify on the matter after several calls place on his phone did not respond –