14th July, 2011
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has ordered the immediate evacuation of citizens of the state from Boko Haram-ravaged Borno State.
According to a press statement issued by Dr. Festus Adedayo, the Senior Special Assistant on Communication to Ajimobi and made available to PM NEWS, Governor Ajimobi has also made available all the logistics needed for this immediate evacuation which is to be handled by the State Emergency Management Authority (SEMA).
The release also said that those to be evacuated included youth corps members, young, old, aged and all citizens of the state in the troubled state.
By Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan