The Nigerian Army on Wednesday called for calm in Maiduguri after repelling the attack on Jidari Polo area, about 4 km from the Maiduguri GRA (Government Residential Area), by the terrorists group, Boko Haram.
But in a statement issued by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Department, Lt.-Col. Kinsley Samuel, on Wednesday, the Army said the situation had been put under control.
“The situation in Maiduguri is under control. The public is requested not to panic but to stay calm”.
It was reported that some members of the terrorists group stormed the Jidari Polo area of Maiduguri around 7.00 p.m.on Wednesday shooting.
It therefore urged residents of Maiduguri to remain calm.
No details have been given about the number of casualties.