The Chief Hunter of Borno, Mallam Maigana Maidurma, on Sunday renewed his appeal on the military to allow hunters in the state join the fight against Boko Haram in Sambisa Forest. Maidurma, who made the call while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri, said that the hunters were eager to join the fight.
According to him, the hunters are familiar with the terrain at the Sambisa hideout of the terrorists. “We are renewing out call on the military authorities to allow us join the search for Boko Haram elements in their Sambisa forest hideout.
“We are ready to pursue the terrorists because we know the terrain in and out,” Maidurma said. He faulted claims in some quarters that the military was cautious of allowing the hunters join the fight due to suspected landmine buried by the terrorists around their hideout.