According to an eyewitness who spoke with The Nation, Boko Haram men attacked the PDP Secretariat in Gombe where they opened fire and killed many people. This was after carrying out an attack on the Nafada Divisional Police headquarters in Nafada LGA earlier.
“In Nafada, they went straight to the police station and opened fire. From there, they went to the PDP Secretariat and the local government secretariat and opened fire on each of the places.” the eye witness said
The eyewitness said 10 persons including one Sheik Adamu Misira was killed during the attack.
In a related development, there are reports that the sect men have hoisted their flag in Mubi town in Adamawa state, which they captured recently and have changed it’s name from Mubi to “Madinatul Islam” meaning the city of Islam.
“They mounted check points and surveillance at strategic locations, brandishing riffles but asking us not to panic or run away,” A resident of Mubi, Aliyu Bala told Premium Times.