[WEEKLY TRUST] Published on Saturday, 27 July 2013 06:00 Written by Hamza Idris, Yahaya Ibrahim and Ibrahim Sawab, Maiduguri
Apart from the Kanuris, Shuwa Arabs, the Hausas and other minority tribes of Borno extraction who are indigenous to the state, there other ethnic groups from other parts of Nigeria In Maiduiguri. There are also people who come from neighboring countries. But they have all united on a common mission – the ongoing manhunt of members of the Jama’atu Ahli Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, also known as Boko Haram.
So enthusiastic are the Igbos, Yorubas, Tivs, Ijaws and Nupes that no one thinks twice before enlisting into the group launching the offensive against the Boko Haram insurgents . Weekly Trust lerant that these non-indigenes follow the natives to all nooks and crannies of Maiduguri and neighboring states in the manhunt. It was gathered that the Civilian JTF, which the military authorities prefer…
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