Saturday, 28 March 2015

Boko Haram Sect Attacks Polling Units in Gombe, Yobe and Borno States

The boko haram sect vowed to deal with people seen at the polling units at the north, and now that the election has started; several killings by this same mad sect has been reported.

Two people have been killed at two polling units in Birin Bolawa and Birin Fulani in the Nafada district of Gombe state this morning by Boko Haram members. According residents of the villages who spoke with AFP, they said suspected members of Boko Haram stormed the polling units, attacked the electorates and killed two people.

An election official who spoke with AFP under anonymity, said: “We could hear the gunmen shouting, ‘Didn’t we warn you about staying away from (the) election?'”. Phil Hazlewood is AFP's bureau chief in Nigeria. Below are tweets from eye-witnesses:

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