Boko Haram reportedly launch fresh attack in Michigan, a commercial town in Adamawa on Monday.
According to reports, The military chased them out when they tried to enter Michika, after a fierce battle that raged for hours.
Some residents of Michika told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that they started hearing gunfire and explosions around 7 p.m. on Michika- Lassa road as the insurgents, who approached the town, were confronted by the military.
One of the resident of Michika who simply identified himself as Idris, said.
“We are hearing gunshots and the fight is raging on,”
Another resident Teri said:
“Pray for us; Boko Haram are trying to enter Michika,”
John Jigalambu, a resident of Bazza, a village near Michika, also said they could hear gunshots and most residents in the village had escaped to avoid the attackers.
Confirming the incident, the Adamawa Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mallam Ahmad Sajoh, said the military was on top of the situation.
Sajoh said the insurgents, who entered through Kirchinga village in neigbouring Madagali local government, were being chased out by the military which had deployed reinforcement.