Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 50 under-cover personnel to enhance security in Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri to check security.
NSCDC also reassured residents of the area of safety, appealed to them to stop fleeing their homes because of the April 26 failed attack by Boko Haram.
Suspected Boko Haram members on April 26 terrorized people of Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri as they used heavy machines and guns while trying to penetrate into the state capital. The suspected terrorists were, however, repelled by troops of Nigerian Army as they engaged in hot battle around the cashew plantation on Maiduguri-Damboa road and overpowered the terrorists.
The Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Lt.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas has also directed continued daily patrol to avert recurrence of attacks. Moreover, he said the aim of the insurgents was to instill fear, cause confusion and crippled commercial activities.