407 Killed In 72 Attacks On Chibok, 110 Girls Unaccounted For – Union 

The Kibaku (Chibok) Area Development Association (KADA) said on Saturday that over 407 people have been killed in 72 attacks that took place in Chibok community since the carnage started in 2012. 
According to the association, about 110 Chibok School girls that were kidnapped are still on accounted for.
Speaking during a press conference held at the Labour House Abuja, National President of KADA an umbrella body for the Chibok people, Dauda Ndirpaya Iliya, who called on the federal government to save them from total annihilation from Boko Haram members, said 332 people have been abducted while over 20 Churches burnt.
“Save the Chibok Community, an ethnic nationality, from total annihilation by the Boko Haram Terrorists. This is because since the mass abduction of our 276 daughters in April, 2014, wherein 57 escaped (on their own) we still have 110 of them still unaccounted for.
“The parents and the Communities not only in Chibok have continued to be subjected to persistent and sustained attacks, killings, abductions, maiming, arsons and other myriads of criminality without adequate government protection. Chibok has been for all intents and purposes abandoned to its own devices by all layers of government in Nigeria,” the group said.
“Right from late 2012 up to this time, the statistics of the state of damage and destruction of lives and property inflicted on the Community presents a worrisome and pathetic picture: Number of attacks: over 72; Persons killed: over 407; Persons abducted: over 332; Houses/businesses burnt: unquantifiable; Churches burnt: over 20; Vehicles stolen: many; Grains burnt or destroyed: unquantifiable,” Iliya said while giving details of some of the specific attacks and their aftermath as an annexure.
“From late 2018 to date, the frequency of attacks and level of destruction have escalated and are simply alarming. Just this year (2022) alone, Kautikari (second largest town in Chibok area) was attacked on January 14 with five girls abducted, three persons killed, many houses and churches burnt, etc.
“In sustaining their carnage, Piyemi, another big town in Chibok area, was attacked on January 20 with 19 persons (mostly girls) abducted and one person, the Vigilante leader, beheaded. The town was practically razed down and virtually all the recently harvested agricultural produce completely burnt down and/or looted.
“Chibok is predominantly an agrarian community and the whole year’s harvests have been lost to these sustained and targeted attacks posing serious food security concerns in the community.
“We call on all well-meaning Nigerians and Mr. President in particular, to rise up to the occasion and urgently save our people from total annihilation and starvation,” the group said.
ADA called on the government to seek for support to synergize with the security forces in confronting the menace so as to end the sustained carnage on their people.
“By so doing, we expect our remaining 110 daughters abducted in 2014 and numerous others subsequently abducted at different times to be brought back to US. We appeal to the Federal Government to immediately set up IDP Camps in Chibok town and provide Chibok with skills acquisition centre so as to avoid imminent hunger/starvation in Chibok.
“We request the Federal government to order deployment of more military personnel as well as better arms to Chibok to halt the continuous attacks on the community. 4. We also appeal to our action Governor to do ore in organizing and helping our people in securing our state in general and Chibok in particular
“We hereby express our heartfelt condolences to the Nigerian Army theater command, Maiduguri for the loss of our gallant soldiers including the very brave Brigadier General B. K. Zirkushu who lost their lives in Askira protecting our people against the invading terrorists on November 13, 2021,” the group added.
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