Yobe is located in North-East Nigeria
An tried assault by Boko Haram insurgents has been foiled by the troops of the Nigerian Military with assist from fighter jets, alongside Gashua highway in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital.
In keeping with locals who spoke to Channels Tv, the insurgents had been sighted round 5.00pm on Sunday, alongside Babangida city, the headquarters of Tarmuwa Native Authorities council advancing to the state capital.
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The Appearing Assistant Director, Military Public Relations, Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, Lieutenant Chinonso Oteh, who confirmed the incident, mentioned the deliberate assaults by the insurgents had been repelled.
In the meantime, some residents alongside Gashua highway in Damaturu, confirmed that normalcy has been restored within the space.
The latest assaults on the northern elements of town have created worry amongst residents and motorists plying the highway linking to Babangida city.