He said the Borno State government
would sustain its support for the military by interventions on logistics, funding of volunteers in the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), hunters and vigilantes who complemented the military in fighting insurgents as well as continued mobilisation of citizens to cooperate and support the military.
IOM has a long-standing cooperation with the Borno State government
in the response to combat TiP.
For instance, on 14th May, 2014 over 200 school girls were abducted at Borno State Government
Girls College at Chibok by 'Boko Haram' and taken hostage, their whereabouts as at the time of this study was still not known by the Federal Government of Nigeria neither were they rescued as at the time this study was conducted in 2016 (Adetayo, 2014, Marama, 2014; Soni, Omonobi & Agbakwuru, 2014).
In May 2014, the Nigerian police and the Borno state government
announced a substantial reward for credible information that might lead to the rescue of the girls.
The OIC Secretary General who expressed profound sadness and horror at the continuing acts of mass murder by the Boko Haram terror group targeting innocent people, conveyed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims, the Borno state government
and the people of Nigeria.
"At this very moment," Alhaji Baba Ahmad Jidda, the secretary to the Borno state government
, told The Independent newspaper last week, "most parts of Borno state are being occupied by Boko Haram insurgents.
Borno state government
secretary Baba Ahmed Jidda announced the curfew in a statement but gave no further details about the attack.
The Borno state government
and the military both confirmed the attack and the curfew.
There is also the need for the Borno State Government
to consider the issues of students' achievement goals in academic context with reference to geographic locations seriously with the aim of providing an intervention to the areas where students have problems.
Having realized the important role women can play in rural development, Borno State Government
has over the years introduced various programs aimed at stimulating and enhancing their participation in developmental activities.
They were commemorating six years of the return of democracy in Nigeria since 29 May 1999 and the mid-term anniversary of the Borno State government
headed by Governor Ali Modu Sheriff.
A journalist, Ebitimi Tamuno, wrote in The Nation of 3 April 2017 that Fashola and his entourage arrived the Borno State Government
House in Maiduguri a little over midnight and Governor Kashim Shettima was bewildered because nobody had driven on that route that late in seven years of Boko Haram then.