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Boko Haram destroy Yobe State 330KVA power towers

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Boko Haram destroy Yobe State 330KVA power towers

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have targeted and destroyed two 330 KVA power transmission towers in Yobe, according to the police command.

The attack, carried out with improvised explosive devices in the early hours of Saturday, has left residents of Borno and Yobe without electricity.

Dungus Abdulkarim, the spokesperson for the command, said this when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu on Saturday.

Mr Abdulkarim said that the transmission towers supplied electricity from Gombe to Yobe and Borno.

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“The transmission towers are located in Kasaisa in Damaturu Local Government Area of the state and supply electricity from Gombe to Yobe and Borno.

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“The destruction has plunged residents of the two states into darkness,” he said.

Neptune Prime recall that the attack on the towers was the second in three months, as they were destroyed in December, but were repaired in January.

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1 Comment
  1. Ahmed Muhammed Fili says

    Unfortunately this is the second time in not more than two months. As long as we cannot employ modern surveillance technology available in defending and protecting our lives and properties due to selfish and sometimes ignorance such unfortunate things will be occurring God forbid.

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