The village is the hometown of former acting governor of Adamawa state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri.
It was however later cleared of terrorists after Boko Haram was routed by Nigerian troops in a counter insurgency operation.
The resident said the insurgents slaughtered five trapped people, including three women and two men.
” We are now in deep sorrow,” Mr. Musa lamented.
“The fact that our area share borders with Sambisa forest and Cameroon republic should have been enough reason why government must deploy security personnel to protect us. If the government does not take proactive measures to stem the ugly insurrection of insurgents into our domain, they will kill all of us.”
Confirming the incident, the member representing Michika/Madagali Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Adamu Kamale, blamed the Federal Government for the wanton destruction of lives and properties.
He noted that while other parts of Nigeria were in celebration mood over Nigeria’s independence anniversary, his people were mourning the wanton massacre of their loved ones.
“We need more security personnel as our villages share borders with Sambisa forest,” the lawmaker said.
“The federal government has been doing nothing in the past four months to secure our people as security is degenerating by the day. The security personnel are even compounding our predicaments as what they are saying on the pages of newspapers is contrary to was is happening on ground,”