Speaking at the meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the governors called for increase in military deployment and provision of sophisticated military equipment.
“Insurgents are still hiding in the Sambisa forest”, it went on to say.
Musa Biu, a leader of the local vigilante group, told our correspondent, “Some of our men in Pompomarri village told us that 9 persons were killed but 2 of them had fled Boko Haram from [the nearby] Damboa town”.
The United States President also acknowledged the credibility of the election and peaceful transition which led to the emergence of the retired General as the Nigerian President about two months ago.
Mr. Buratai, who was in neighbouring Yobe State to celebrate the Islamic eid-el-fitri festival with Nigerian troops, moved to Borno on Sunday afternoon.
It is widely believed that numerous more than 200 school girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Borno state, by Boko Haram jihadists in April last year are being held in the sprawling forest.
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Boko Haram’s terrorist campaign in the West African nation has killed about 15,000 people and displaced another 1.5 million from their homes over the past six years.
He said at least 29 bodies have been recovered at two bustling bus stations in northeastern Gombe town – the latest targets in a campaign that has spilled across Nigeria’s borders.
A regional military coalition of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon has claimed a series of major victories against Boko Haram since launching sweeping offensives against the jihadists in February.