Tension has continued to rise due to the widespread insecurity across the country with the attacks on innocent Nigerians becoming more frequent.
Boko Haram, Islamic State West African Province, ISWA, bandits and kidnappers have been on the prowl, attacking schools, religious centres, military bases, abducting and killing so many Nigerians. Recently, security formations have come under attack by terrorists.
Recall that gunmen believed to be bandits in April 2021 attacked a military base in Mainok town, Northeast Borno State, killing no fewer than 30 soldiers in the process.
Reports had it that the militants who wore military camouflage arrived at the military base in 16 gun trucks and six mine-resistant military vehicles before unleashing their venom. After several hours, they captured the base.
Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, Sokoto, Kebbi, and Katsina States have been the most affected places in the Northern part of the country.
Just a few days ago, gunmen believed to be bandits attacked the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, in Kaduna State. The bandits who killed some officers and abducted two Majors were said to have stormed the premises in large numbers in the early hours of Tuesday.