Nigerian Troops, Local Hunters Recapture Mubi Town

Nigerian Troops, Local Hunters Recapture Mubi Town (not pictured)

Report says Nigerian troops, local hunters recaptured Mubi town in collaboration with civilian JTF.

The Adamawa state governor, James Ngillari who confirmed the victory to Channels Television said at least 60 members of the Boko Haram were killed in the fight to reclaim Mubi.

Some of the residents that spoke to Channels Television also said all the flags hoisted by the insurgents had been removed and replaced by Nigerian flags and the palace of the Emir of Mubi had also been restored.

Governor Ngilari, who described the victory against the Boko Haram insurgents as the handwork of God, commended the military and paramilitary as well as the local hunters and civilian JFT who gave their all towards the success of the operation.

He urged resident who fled the town to return to their homes.