The Borno state Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum has faulted the structure of the military command and control on the war front with Boko Haram insurgents in his State.
Speaking on the Baga attack on his convoy where he had gone to assess the situation as to how people of the town will return to their town, Governor Zulum said today, July 30: “the problem is not with President Buhari or General Buratai, but the command and control structure is nothing to write home about. As far as I am concerned, what happened in Baga is complete sabotage by the military.
“I wondered, we have over 1181 soldiers in Baga, 72 officers, 107 soldiers, 400 soldiers in mile 4 and 1900 soldiers in Monguno, I see no reason why only 5 Boko Haram will stop them from occupying Baga town.”
The Governor zulum added: “the troops have been in mile 4 for over one year, there is complete sabotage, the problem is not with President Buhari or General Buratai, but the command and control structure is nothing to write home about.
“There is a need to look into the command structure. We have over 80,000 IDPs in Monguno, they cannot continue to depend on International Non Governmental Organizations (INGO) and others for food, we have to create opportunity for them to go back to their communities and continue with their business and farming activities, after Sallah, we are going to allow people to go back to kukawa and we will give time to the military, if they will not clear Baga, we will mobilize our hunters, CJTF, and Vigilantes to recapture Baga, we cannot continue like this, people have to take their destiny in their hands.”