While the Nigerian combined forces of Army, Navy, Civil Defence and Police were concentrated in the peaceful Southeast region of the country in their show of force in order to intimidate the secesionist Biafra agitators, the terrorist Boko Haram were having a fields day up north as they continued to capture town after town in less than one week.
Boko Haram terrorists.
Boko Haram Captures Damasak 24 Hours After Buratai’s Visit The development comes one day after Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), visited the town to address the 134 battalion.
Damasak is the head town of the Mobbar Local Government Area, in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno home of Nigeria Chief Army staff Tukur Buratai. It is located near the confluence of the Yobe River and Komadugu Gana River, adjoining the border with Niger. Two primary roads reach Damasak.